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Earliest European view of Everest found in Kew Archives

Watercolour based on the Hooker sketch by Walter Hood Fitch, which was produced two years later in c.1850.

 

Sketch by Sir Joseph Hooker c 1848, showing the double humped peaks of the Everest Lhotse massif.

 

Mount Everest as can be photographed today

 

 

 

 

 

 

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