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Alexander Oliphant
Sir Edmund Hillary returning to the Himalayas (Original)

Sir Edmund Hillary returning to the Himalayas (Original) by Alexander Oliphant at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: OliphantHillaryLL (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Alexander Oliphant (biography)
Medium: Mixed Media on Board
Size: 14" x 11" (355mm x 290mm)
Date: 1968

This is the original Mixed Media art by Alexander Oliphant.

Ten years after conquering Everest Sir Edmund Hillary was back amongst the Sherpas checking on a pre-fabricated school house he'd had built.

He also arranged for a fresh water supply to be piped into the village of Khumjung. While there he helped stop an outbreak of smallpox by using his fame to influence the speedy arrival of vaccine.

Painted for Look and Learn #351 5th October 1968.

Price:  150.00
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Alexander Oliphant

Alexander Oliphant