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Picture No 10007551
Date 1856 - 1920
Description Robert Edwin Peary, American explorer
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Robert Edwin Peary (1856-1920), American explorer who claimed to have been the first to reach the North Pole in 1909. Though this was accepted for a long time, it is now disputed. Seen here writing at his desk, with a map of the Arctic in front of him.
Source Je sais tout, 15 March 1910
Credit Mary Evans Picture Library
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Mary Evans Picture No 10007551 - Robert Edwin Peary (1856-1920), American explorer who claimed to have been the first to reach the North Pole in 1909. Though this was accepted for a long time, it is now disputed. Seen here writing at his desk, with a map of the Arctic in front of him.

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