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Dog teams attempting to reach the Pole. <br />
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Incredibly rare glass slides depicting the British expedition to the North Pole in 1875 have been found 140 years later.<br />
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The remarkable images from the early days of photography depict the brave men and their Inuit guides who endured sub-zero temperatures to try to become the first to reach the pole in 1875.<br />
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Photographers Thomas Mitchell and George White went on the failed expedition and now 42 of their glass slides have been found in a box during a house clearance in Cornwall.