NONESUCH EXPEDITIONS
Now in its 56th year
FOUNDED BY TONY MORRISON AND MARK HOWELL IN 1962
AND JOINED BY MARION MORRISON IN 1964
THE NONESUCH - FLOWER OF BRISTOL - AN EMBLEM FOR ENTERPRISE
 

My Wrayflex World- A new four part series of Tony Morrison's journey around the world with a British made Wrayflex camera in 1960-61

Amritsar, India The stunning Golden Temple of the Sikhs - October 10th 1960

Also see the story in Nonesuch News --- Six of One and Half a Dozen of the Other as Tony Morrison retraces some his early steps with the University of Bristol Trans-Continental Expedition 1960-61
 
Kodak Kingsway Window Show 1971 The exhibition of Faces of Peru and Bolivia by Marion and Tony filled the Kodak window following the success of their film about the Manú Reserve for BBCTV.

South American Pictures
 

Our collection of photographs from fifty years of work in South America has been refined to sets of the earliest pictures looking at people places and their colourful history

Many of the collections are of Kodachrome possible the finest colour film of all time. The hues have hardly changed

Margaret Mee and the Amazon Moonflower
 
The unique story of Britsih botanical artist Margaret Mee - her life and her final Amazon journey
 
Lake Titicaca Steamships a small fleet of iron-built steamers served ports on Lake Titicaca in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
Lost in the Danube Throughout 1971 the Danube rose behind a dam between Romania and Serbia (then Yugoslavia)
The New Amazonia This looks at the rapidly changing land and people across the Amazo
Tony - right... with the late Mark Howell co-founder of Nonesuch Expeditions - they were plotting a route across the high Andean deserts of Bolivia
Cheddar Man - Face to Face 1957 a scoop story from Tony's student days
'The skeleton was in a glass case near the entrance to the cave...Tratty lifted the skull gingerly into the Frankfort Plane'

The Mendip Hills of Somerset UK and the famed University of Bristol Spelaeological Society for facts

Plus the extraordinary caves of Cheddar with the discovery of the Cheddar Man

Features
Why Bolivia? Tony and Marion Morrison look back to their fifty years of travel in Bolivia
My first attempt with colour film Tony Morrison recalls a day in 1954 with some Dufaycolor the creation of a French inventor in 1908
The Nonesuch Flower This brilliant flower The Campion of Constantinople was carried to Bristol many centuries ago.
Return to the Silk Road Tony Morrison looks back on two early journeys in search of the treasures of the Silk Road
The Fox that Came to Stay This baby desert fox led an extraordinary life. Tony Morrison was he passed it to Kim Philby a master spy
The Railway Wrecked by Lawrence The story covers the search for the wreckage of the original Hijaz railway. In the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia
The Last Supper in an 18th century painting on the walls of a church in San Antonio de Lipez, a time-capsule in an Andean wilderness.
Fifty+ years Ago Marion set out for a filming expedition in Peru - a long journey by sea
Nicholas Asheshov Marion Morrison interviews Nick Asheshov witer and explorer extraordinaire who has spent much of his life in Peru
Dracula's Incredible Castles Were these castles in Transylvania the setting for the horror story about Count Dracula - fact or fiction?
Our Collections - The Danube - Middle East - India - Lake Titicaca - Bolivia - Cuzco - Margaret Mee - Nasca
Colour and black and white images, old photographs, documents, books, early maps, our television films or clips and some unique audio recordings largely on 1/4 magnetic tape - now digitised

 

 

The life of Nonesuch Expeditions has embraced exploration, television film-making, books and science

 

 

 

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