Peter Markham Scott
(1909 - 1989)
Peter Markham Scott was active/lived in United States, United Kingdom, England. Peter Scott is known for wildlife painting.
Sir Peter Markham Scott was a naturalist, conservationist, artist and
author whose abiding passion was wildlife. He travelled the world
painting rare birds, then later founded the Severn Wildfowl Trust (now
the Wildlife and Wetlands Trust), and co-founded the World Wildlife
Fund (now the World Wide Fund for Nature). Described as the 'father of
conservation', he led a campaign for endangered wildlife that captured
the imagination of a generation and inspired many to care about the
environment long before it was fashionable to do so.
Scott was born in London, the only child of Antarctic explorer Robert
Falcon Scott and sculptor Kathleen Bruce. He was only two years
old when his father died. Robert Scott, in a ... Displaying 750 of 4784 characters.