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:-