George Herbert Leigh Mallory (1886-1924). An inspirational man for our troubled modern times. George Mallory (Climbing Leader on the 1924 British Everest Expedition) is famously quoted as having replied to the question "Why do you want to climb Mount Everest?" with the retort "Because it's there" which has been called "the most famous three words in mountaineering".
Large World War One photograph of British Indian Sikh soldier group in front of the Sphinx, Egypt, 23cm x 28cm. Circa 1914/1918.