30 December, 2012

Percy Fawcett



Lt. Colonel Percival Harrison Fawcett was a British artillery officer, archaeologist and South American explorer.

1 comment:

David Austin said...

Peter Fleming, brother of Ian Fleming, took part in a search for Fawcett's remains in the Amazon jungle, and published his account of the expedition as "Brazilian Adventure. Peter was a pipe smoker. The dust jacket of this book or another of his. "News from Tartary" has a fine shot. Here is a link to an interesting shot of Peter with pipe and fur:-
http://www.google.com.au/imgres?imgrefurl=http%3A%2F%2Ftheesotericcuriosa.blogspot.com%2F2010%2F04%2Fladies-of-longford-lady-pansy-lady-mary.html&tbnid=skSCWE3zpmnahM:&docid=xa0vhX_KaMr8KM&h=302&w=225