Camp at 20,000 feet with Everest in the distance


The 1921 Mount Everest Expedition was led by Charles Howard-Bury and its aim was to find a climbable route to Everest’s summit. The team included George Mallory, Guy Bullock and Edward Wheeler. On September 23rd 1921, Mallory became the first recorded British man to set foot on the mountain.

Photographer: Alexander F.R. Wollaston

Event: Mount Everest Expedition 1921

Reference: S0001432

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