Science: Homeless Explorers

On a wall of the Explorers Club in upper Manhattan is a painting, done in the 'Arctic, of the late Rear Admiral Robert Edwin Peary (1856-1920) examining a meteorite. The canvas came from a pair of the North Pole discoverer's brown pants. The artist was Albert Operti, a Peary companion on two Polar trips. Particularly interested in that painting is Josephine Diebitsch Peary, the widow, first white woman to winter with an Arctic expedition. She lives at South Harpswell, Me. Next month her daughter, Mrs. Marie...

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