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GALLERY - MOUNT EVEREST EXPEDITION 1953
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Primula in Nepal
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At Base Camp with Lingtren behind
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The Summit ridge of Everest (showing the Hillary step)
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Team members in the icefall
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Chorten at Thyangboche with Himalayan Peaks behind
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A group of Sherpas gather to eat and write notes at Camp IV wearing high altitude boots
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Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay preparing for final assault at Camp IV
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Hillary resting beside a chorten
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Team member climbing in the Icefall
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Climber in the snow gully
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Edmund Hillary leads Sherpas in the icefield
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Makalu
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Hillary- Hunt and Tenzing Norgay wearing garlands of flowers
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A ferry party in the Western Cwm
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Expedition stores and equipment at Bhadgaon
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Sherpani combing- greasing and doing Sherpa boyfriend's hair
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Sherpa porter tending cooking fire
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Tents at Base Camp at Thyangboche
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A waterfall in Nepal
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Thyangboche Monastery with Mount Everest in the distance
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Dinner on tin plates on a box at camp
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Bridge crossing the Chanwati Khola
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A group of Sherpanis with binoculars
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Portrait of Tenzing Norgay wearing beret and tank top
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Bourdillon and Evans leave Camp IV for the first attempt at the summit
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Noyce on a rope ascending an ice face in the Khumbu Glacier
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Sherpa drinking tea with Ama Dablam in the distance
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Wylie at camp near Thyangboche
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Evans writing in his tent at Base Camp
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Team members in the icefall with Lhotse in the distance
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Stobart with cine camera at Camp IV
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Sherpas near Camp IV carrying boxes of equipment
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A river in Nepal
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Ice formations rising above Base Camp
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Bourdillon coiling a rope- Noyce behind
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Two Sherpa porters wearing oxygen equipment and carrying ice-axes
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Charles Evans looks through a box
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Portrait of James Morris
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[Mountain scene]
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Sherpanni with improvised goggles or sunglasses at Lake Camp
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Camp VIII at the South Col
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George Lowe climbing ridge from the South Col to final camp
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Wylie translating a letter to Tenzing Norgay and Thondup (the Cook)
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Copy of the coded telegram sent to the British Embassy notifying the Mount Everest Committee of the successful ascent of Mount Everest
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Tom Bourdillon on the South Summit of Everest
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A Sherpa child with teddy bear
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[Mountain scene]
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Ice pinnacles surrounding Base Camp
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Team members climbing in the Icefall with Lingtren behind
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The yak pasture at Phalong Karpo
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Tenzing Norgay wearing crampons climbing down an icy patch on the Lhotse Face
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Crossing Dudh Khosi at Jubing
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Expedition stores and boxes on ropeway near Kathmandu
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Supply tent at Camp I in the Khumbu Glacier below Everest
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Camp VIII at the South Col
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Flora in Nepal
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Bourdillon prepares oxygen equipment at Camp IV for the assault
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Ang Nyima fixing hand lines on the Lhotse Face
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Team members reconnoitring in the Icefall
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George Lowe and Edmund Hillary at Camp VIII on the South Col
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Flora in Nepal
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Boots- crampons and stores at Thyangboche
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John Hunt leads Charles Evans in the icefall
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Ice formations rising above Base Camp with Bourdillon, Stobart, Evans and Lowe in the foreground
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Base camp with Ice pinnacles behind
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The South East ridge. View over Nuptse from the site of the Swiss tent
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Sherpas putting on crampons in the Icefall
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A Buddhist monk wearing a yak head-dress
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Ice formation in the icefall
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Noyce with Sherpas in the icefall
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Sherpas with tents at Base Camp
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Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary at Camp IV after their ascent of Everest
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George Lowe standing in front of the mani wall before Jumbesi
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Stone dwellings in Nepal
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George Lowe at the South Col (with the remains of Swiss tents)
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John Hunt and Mike Westmacott paying off porters
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Hunt- Da Namgyal- Gregory- Ang Nyima and Lowe
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Portrait of Edmund Hillary
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Team members reach an acclimatisation peak in the Himalayas
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Mount Everest from Thyangboche
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Sherpas preparing equipment on rucksacs at camp
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Sherpas set off with loads into the icefall
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Team member putting on high altitude boots
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Sherpas roped together crossing a snow field in the Western Cwm
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Edmund Hillary leads a group into the Western cwm
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Stores at Camp I after a snow fall
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Sherpas with boxes of supplies at Base Camp
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Team members return to Camp IV after the ascent
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View from the South Col looking towards Nuptse
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A Sherpa holds a red balloon
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John Hunt and Edmund Hillary wearing down jackets
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View from the summit of Mount Everest- looking north-east
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Stobart and Lowe skinning a yak at Camp I
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Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary drink tea in the Western Cwm
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Expedition stores and boxes on ropeway near Kathmandu
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Ice formations rising above Base Camp
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Noyce on a rope ascending an ice face in the Khumbu Glacier
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Lowe at Camp VIII on the South Col
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George Lowe wearing a hat of magnolia flowers
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The Western Cwm Party
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George Band leading the climbing of a block above Camp II
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Flora in Nepal
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Flora in Nepal
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Edmund Hillary leads a group into the Western cwm
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Noyce looking down narrrow street in Bhadgaon
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[Mountain scene]
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Sherpas with loads in the Icefall
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The Western Cwm Party (Noyce and porters)
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Chart of the Ascent of Everest
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Portrait of Noyce taking off oxygen mask and wearing goggles
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Bourdillon- Ward and Evans at Base Camp after a snow shower
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Letter to Eric Shipton from Mr J.M. Wordie
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George Band organising tins
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Evans uses Stobart's cine viewfinder as a telescope at Camp IV
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Ama Dablam from the Imja River on the approach to Base Camp
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Thyangboche Monastery with the Kwangde range of mountains behind
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Griffith Pugh and his silver "Bokus"
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col after their attempt on the summit of Everest
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Sherpani carrying heavy load
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[Camp scene]
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Sherpa porter wearing snow goggles - and a few teeth!
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Camp in the Khumbu Glacier with Lhotse in the distance
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Tenzing Norgay with a Sherpa child at Thyangboche
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A Sherpa carrying gear crossing a crevasse on a ladder between Camps II and III
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From the Summit- looking east
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George Band with porter sorting out rations
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col after their attempt on the summit of Everest
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Lowe on wireless radio- with Hillary enjoing the conversation
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Team members walk along a stone path about 5 to 6 days in from Kathmandu
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A group of Sherpas gather to eat and write notes at Camp IV wearing high altitude boots
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Route map of the 1953 expedition from Kathmandu to Mount Everest
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Sherpa thumbprints to prove payment for work on the 1953 Mount Everest Expedition
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Noyce keeping a taut rope on a Sherpa
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View from the South Col
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Sherpas and Sherpanis
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Sherpas near the top of the Geneva Spur
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Sherpas who reached South Col with Noyce and Wylie
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Ascending ice slope
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Ice formations in the Icefall with Mount Everest in the distance
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Alfred Gregory with camera on a tripod
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Unnamed Peak on south side of Everest
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Team members resting on rocks in a Nepali village
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Thyangboche Monastery with monks playing muscial instruments
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Tenzing Norgay holding crampons watched by George Lowe at Thyangboche
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The first tent of Camp VII
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Stobart with cine camera in the Western Cwm
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Stobart with cine camera in the Western Cwm
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A tent at Thyangboche camp
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Base Camp with Lingtren behind
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Flora in Nepal
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Sherpa preparing equipment at Camp VII
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[Mountain scene]
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Hillary assisting Sherpas with supply loads in the Icefall
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Expedition group at Bhadgaon
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Baggage arrives at Tankot
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Nimmi with his wife and baby
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Portrait of Mike Ward
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View from the Summit looking west showing the Lho La
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Letter to Eric Shipton from Colonel Hunt
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A carved wooden village water point
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Hunt on Chukhung Peak
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Portrait of a smiling Sherpa boy
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Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay approaching the South East ridge
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Lhotse South Face
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Band at camp near Thyangboche
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Shovelling snow off tents at Base Camp
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Sherpas and Sherpanis with tents- boxes and equipment at Base Camp
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Charles Evans inside tent writing notes and wearing a down jacket
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Sherpas putting on crampons in the Icefall
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Bourdillon and Evans arrange and fix oxygen equipment at Camp IV
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Chorten at Thyangboche
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Band and Lowe skinning a yak at Camp I
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Kanchenjunga and Makalu from lower slopes of the south face of Everest
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Portrait of Da Tensing
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[Monk with prayer drum]
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Hillary with two Sherpas at camp
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Self Measurement Form [Feet]
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Edmund Hillary's Shirt and Trouser Measurements
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[Mountain scene]
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Ice formations rising above Base Camp
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Sherpa child with improvised goggles or sunglasses at Lake Camp
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Back view of two team members plus Wylie, Noyce and Annullu eating porridge at Base Camp
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Hillary putting on his specially designed high altitude boot
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Local Nepalese in front of a thatched dwelling
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Noyce fixing aerial mast for radio signal
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Hillary and Tenzing Norgay at Camp IV after their ascent of Everest
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Western Cwm and Lingtren Peaks
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Sherpas in the Icefall climbing ice formations
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Charles Evans and Edmund Hillary after Hillary's and Tenzing's ascent of Everest
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View from the South Summit showing Makalu and Kanchenjunga
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Rocky outcrop at the South Col
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Climbers and crevasse
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Looking down the Western Cwm
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Tenzing Norgay on the summit of Chukhung Peak
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Flora in Nepal
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Sherpas with boxes of supplies at Base Camp
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Pasang Dawa- Sawa Thondup- Ang Norbu- Pasang Phutar- Topkie- Annullu
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Hunt- Hillary- Tenzing Norgay- Ang Nyima- Gregory and Lowe at Camp IV
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Tenzing Norgay on Chukhung Peak
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Ice formation in the icefall
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Hillary preparing equipment for the assault at Camp VII
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Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary resting on the SE ridge of Everest
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Portrait of John Hunt- leader of the 1953 Everest Expedition
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Camp VIII at the South Col
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Edmund Hillary approaching 28-000 feet- at the site of Camp IX
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Tenzing drinking tea at Camp IV after successfully ascending Everest
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Khumbu pinnacles
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John Hunt leading a group across the snow in the Western Cwm
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Portrait of Alfred Gregory
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Nuptse ridge from foot of couloir at 26,400 feet
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Noyce and Annullu
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Full length portrait of Hillary and Tenzing
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[Mountain scene]
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Primula in Nepal
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Sherpa preparing equipment on rucksacs at camp
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col after their attempt on the summit of Everest
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Ang Temba
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Tenzing Norgay and George Lowe in a tent wearing down jacket at Camp VIII on the South Col
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Tom Bourdillon with oxygen and boxes of equipment at Camp IV
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Bourdillon and Evans leave Camp IV for the first attempt at the summit
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Portrait of Mike Westmacott in the Icefall
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George Lowe and George Band in the Icefall of the Khumbu Glacier
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Bourdillon at the South Summit
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The remains of Swiss tents at the South Col
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Camp in the icefall
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Sherpa carrying a ladder section across ladder bridge on the Icefall
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Camp II with Pumori in the distance
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[Carrying supplies]
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Ice peak in Imja Valley
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View from Island Peak during First Ascent
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Fellow Sherpas welcome Tenzing Norgay at Camp IV after his ascent of Everest
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Camp VIII at the South Col with the South Summit of Everest looming above
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A sherpa child with teddy bear
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Hillary swimming in a river pool
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Sherpas wearing crampons crossing log bridge
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Team members gather at Base Camp
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Team members reconnoitring in the Icefall
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First Day Cover: Indian Posts & Telegraphs - Conquest of Everest
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Double ended tent, oxygen cylinders, water bottle and Hunt's diary
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Edmund Hillary and Pointed Peak (19,500 ft) from col at head of Chola Khola
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[One of the team]
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Ice formations in the icefall
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Nepali children look into doorway of tent at rear base
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Charles Evans and porters descend after the First Ascent of Island Peak
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George Band leads a group of Sherpas
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Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay approaching the South East ridge
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Lhotse and Nuptse from Pumori
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Buddhist monk holding beads at Thyangboche
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Camp IV- Advance Base Camp
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Bridge crossing the Chanwati Khola
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Sherpas in the Icefall ascending a rope ladder
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A yak
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George Lowe and Edmund Hillary at Camp VIII on the South Col
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Sherpas with loads at camp
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A line of Sherpas in the Icefall roped together carrying up supplies
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Noyce ascending a snow slope on Everest
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Sherpas sleeping in snow at Lake Camp
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A yak
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Page from John Hunt's diary written during the 1953 Everest Expediton
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Sherpas carrying loads in the Icefall
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Hillary drinking tea at Camp IV after successfully ascending Everest
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The remains of Swiss tents at the South Col
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Griffith Pugh in tent with scientific laboratory equipment
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First assault. Evans and Bourdillon on rocks approach the south east ridge at 27-200 ft
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col
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Camp III at entrance to Western Cwm.
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Hillary crossing a ladder bridge over a crevasse
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A Sherpa steps across a crevasse above Camp II
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Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay approach the South East ridge at 27-300 feet
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Sherpas with supply loads in the Icefall
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View from the Summit looking west
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Charles Evans has a haircut from a Sherpa at Thyangboche
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Team member ascending ice formations in the Khumbu Glacier
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Pugh (right) with Hunt doing alveali air test at Camp IV
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Bridge crossing the Chanwati Khola
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Stone dwellings in Nepal
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Sherpas at Camp IV standing behind a line of rubbish and looking up
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Tenzing Norgay with his mother at Thyangboche Monastery
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[Mountain scene]
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Monastery at Taksindhu. Griffith Pugh describing to a monk "the one that got away"
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Camp III
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[Mountain scene]
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Edmund Hillary drinks tea at Camp IV after his ascent of Everest (aged 33)
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Aluminium water bottle from the 1953 Mount Everest Expedition
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Letter from the Clerk of the Council of Barmouth Urban District Council to Colonel Hunt
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Letter from Field Marshall the Viscount Montgomery of Alamein to Lord Hunt
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Occupants of little monastery above Junbesi
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Camp II with Pumori in the distance
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Griffith Pugh in pyjamas carrying altimeter walking along a path next to rice fiedls in the foothills of the Himalaya
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Edmund Hillary with equipment at Camp IV
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Bourdillon at the South Summit
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Annulu puts on high altitude boots at Camp IV - with his general purpose boots beside
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[River in a valley]
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Temple at Risingo
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Open circuit oxygen set used during the ascent of Mount Everest in 1953
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Sunset over Lhotse
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Tom Bourdillon and Charles Evans after their attempt on Everest
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Portrait of Mike Westmacott
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The South Summit of Mount Everest
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[Residence and garden]
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Portrait of Mike Ward
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Team members traversing a steep snow field in the Imja Basin
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Hillary with Sherpas at Camp ? In the Icefall
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Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay being congratulated by team members after successfully reaching the summit of Everest at Camp IV in the Western Cwm
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Camp VIII at the South Col
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Monks blowing horns at Thyangboche Monastery
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George Lowe on the portable radio at Base Camp
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Letter from James Morris (Times Correspondent) to Fletcher at the Times explaining code words for telegram to be sent in the event of a successful ascent of Mount Everest
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Charles Evans with porters during the first ascent of Island Peak
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Band demonstrates portable radio to Hunt
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View from the Summit looking south
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Edmund Hillary reading a newspaper (New Zealand Illustrated) at Camp I
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Team members in the Icefall
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At at mani boulder- a stage before Taksindhu on the march out
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Portrait of Edmund Hillary
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Flora in Nepal
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Team member climbing steep ice above Camp VII
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Stobart with cine camera in the Western Cwm
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Ice formation in the icefall
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Hunt reading and smoking pipe at camp near Thyangboche
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Camp VIII at the South Col
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Starting up the Western Cwm during the build up to ascend Everest
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Lingtren and ice pinnacles behind Base Camp
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Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay approaching the South East ridge at 27-300 feet
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The backs of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
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George Lowe and Edmund Hillary at Camp VIII on the South Col
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Tom Bourdillon with oxygen and boxes of equipment at Camp IV
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Jonh Hunt leads Charles Evans in the icefall
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Portrait of Alfred Gregory with camera taken at Loje
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The cook tent at Base camp with Sherpas cooking
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Evans and Bourdillon resting at Swiss Camp V
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Tom Bourdillon eating porridge at Base Camp
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Team members sorting through expedition stores and equipment at Bhadgaon
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Porters including one carrying a tree trunk approach the Icefall
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Sherpas set off with loads into the icefall
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Ama Dablam
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Tenzing and Hillary smiling
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[Mountain scene]
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Ice formation in the Icefall
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Dr Griffith Pugh
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Sherpas who reached South Col with Noyce and Wylie
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Pasang Dawa, Sawa Thondup, Ang Norbu, Pasang Phutar, Topkie & Annullu
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Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
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Top of Chorten at Thyangboche Monastery
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A line of team members cross the Icefall
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Looking down into the Western Cwm from Camp VII
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George Lowe reading a newspaper at Camp
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Tents at Base Camp at Thyangboche
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Mountain peak
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Sherpas who reached South Col with Noyce and Wylie
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Detail of Open and Closed Circuit Oxygen Equipment
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[Camp scene]
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Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay approach the South East ridge at 27-300 feet
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Tenzing Norgay at the South East ridge (27-300 feet)
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Portrait of Edmund Hillary
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Ascending a rope ladder in the Icefall
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Edmund Hillary after his successful attempt on Everest
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Tom Stobart with his Bell Howell cine camera at Camp IV
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Breakfast party at Thyangboche.
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Tom Stobart with cine camera and Alfred Gregory with camera
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Sunset in the Western Cwm
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Mount Everest
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Camp V looking towards the West ridge of Everest
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Edmund Hillary on the South East ridge of Everest
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Edmund Hillary leads a group into the Western cwm
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Hillary's Sherpa party loaded with supplies en route for Base Camp
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Charles Evans cutting George Lowe's hair at Base Camp
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Big crevasse with ladder bridge above Camp III
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Sherpas at Camp IV eating and resting
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Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay approaching the South East ridge at 27-300 feet
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John Hunt and Tenzing Norgay organising the payment of porters
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Noyce and Sherpa porters by the side of crevasse in the Western Cwm
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Charles Evans cutting George Lowe's hair at Base camp
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George Band leading the climbing of a block above Camp II
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Sherpas ascending the upper flanks of the Western Cwm
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Tents at Base Camp at Thyangboche with Ama Dablam in the distance
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Band- Evans- Ward and Stobart "Happy" on rum on Coronation Day
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George Lowe changes a roll of film in his camera at 27-300 ft
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Chorten by a path in the foothills of the Himalayas
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col after their attempt on the summit of Everest
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Da Namgyal at dump on south east ridge established at 27-350 ft
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Tenzing Norgay being congratulated by George Band
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Route of 1953 successful ascent of Mount Everest
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Flora in Nepal
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Noyce with pipe
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Ice formations in the icefall
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Noyce fixing aerial mast for radio signal
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Portrait of Charles Evans
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Ice formation in the icefall
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Portrait of Tom Bourdillon
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Sherpa ascending a rope ladder in the Icefall
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Noyce with Sherpas in the icefall with Lhotse in the distance
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The remains of the Swiss Camp at 27-200 ft on the S.E. ridge of Everest
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col after their attempt on the summit of Everest
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A shrine over a spring near Ihasa
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col after their attempt on the summit of Everest
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Tenzing Norgay on the Summit of Mount Everest
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Wind on the Col. Behind Hunt is the wreckage of the Swiss Camp
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From the Summit looking north
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Sherpa crossing a ladder bridge attached to a rope in the Icefall
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The South Summit of Mount Everest from Camp VII
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Noyce climbing steep ice above Camp VII
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Griffith Pugh blowing blood samples on to blotting paper for inspection
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Hillary on the S.E. ridge at 27,200 ft.
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Sherpas in the Icefall crossing a ladder bridge over a crevasse
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Letter from James Morris (Times Correspondent) to Fletcher at the Times
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Mount Everest from Thyangboche
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Looking down the Khumbu Glacier
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The remains of the Swiss Camp at 27-200 ft on the S.E. ridge of Everest
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Bridge over Dudh Kosi
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View from the South Col looking towards Nuptse
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A group of Sherpas gather beside a tent at Base Camp
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Tom Bourdillon with oxygen and boxes of equipment at Camp IV
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Lowe mending a jumper in a tent
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Charles Evans and Sherpas organise supplies at camp
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Sherpas await directions at camp
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Bourdillon at the South Summit
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Sherpa with ice formation in Icefall
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Flora in Nepal
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Team members sorting through expedition stores
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View of green valleys in Nepal
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The Summit ridge of Everest (showing the Hillary step)
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col after their attempt on the summit of Everest
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Hillary and Tenzing Norgay back at Camp IV after their ascent of Everest
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Camp II with Pumori in the distance
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col
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View from the Summit looking south
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Dr Griffith Pugh shaving at camp
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Hillary, Evans, Ward and Band lying in a tent listening to the Coronation
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Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary drink tea in the Western Cwm
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Noyce fixing aerial mast for radio signal
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Hillary's Sherpa party loaded with supplies en route for Base Camp
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Charles Evans has a haircut from a Sherpa at Thyangboche
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Party in the Icefall near the Nut Cracker
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Flora in Nepal
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Supplies and equipment at Camp IV
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Yak
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Tom Stobart
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Tom Bourdillon sits down to dinner at camp
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South Peak of Everest and South east ridge from Camp VIII
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A Sherpani sits at a loom weaving
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Looking down into the Western Cwm from the Lhotse Face
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col after their attempt on the summit of Everest- with other team members
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Edmund Hillary with equipment at Camp IV
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Thondup preparing food with Tenzing Norgay looking on with Sherpa
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The remains of Swiss tents at the South Col
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Hillary and Tenzing Norgay at Camp IV the day after their ascent
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Bourdillon and Evans leave Camp IV for their attempt on Mount Everest
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Stobart with cine camera in the Western Cwm
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col after their attempt on the summit of Everest- with other team members
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Charles Evans cutting George Lowe's hair at Base Camp
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col after their attempt on the summit of Everest- with other team members
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Lhotse Face recce party at Camp V (Hunt, Ward, Wylie, Evans and Bourdillon)
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Sherpanis at breakfast place
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Sherpas who reached South Col with Noyce and Wylie
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Footmarks of Tenzing and Hillary coming down the summit ridge of Everest
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Lowe on the ridge from the South Col en route to the final camp
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Team members in the Icefall
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Evans and Bourdillon returning towards Camp VIII
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Edmund Hillary with ice pinnacles in the Khumbu Glacier
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Portrait of Tenzing Norgay wearing beret and tank top
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Oxygen sets at the South Col
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Mount Everest and the South Col from the Western Cwm
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A Sherpa holds a red balloon
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Lowe eating in tent- with wireless radio beside him
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Bourdillon at the South Summit looking up at the final ridge
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Looking out from the South Summit
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The 1953 Mount Everest team
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The village of Junbesi about a week from Everest on the way in - the monastery dominates the village
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John Hunt leading a group across snow in the Western Cwm
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Nawang Gombu
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John Hunt carrying flag poles struggles against the winds in the Western Cwm
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Charles Evans and Tom Bourdillon return to the South Col after their attempt on the summit of Everest- with Tenzing Norgay
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Edmund Hillary in foreground looking up into the mountains
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Sherpas carrying supplies through the ice-fields
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Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay approaching 28-000 feet
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A Sherpa carrying gear on a rope ladder in the Icefall
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Sherpas crossing the Western Cwm
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Edmund Hillary being congratulated by James Morris
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South summit of Everest from Camp VII
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Portrait of Sir John Hunt at the South Col
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George Lowe looking up through the ice-fields of the Khumbu Glacier
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Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay preparing oxygen equipment
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Hillary and Tenzing after successfully climbing Mount Everest
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Tenzing Norgay flanked by two Sherpas
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Griffith Pugh at London Airport with his daughter Harriet
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Pasang Dawa, Sawa Thondup, Ang Norbu, Pasang Phutar,Topkie & Annullu
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Flora in Nepal
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