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  • Title
    Series 05: Shackleton Expedition photographs / Frank Hurley, 1914-1917
  • Call number
    PXA 715
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1914-1917
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    125311
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    Albums - 22.5 x 30.5 cm. - 1 album (24 silver gelatin photoprints)
  • Scope and Content
    1. King Edward Cove South Georgia & Grytviken Whaling Station from where the Expedition started. The "Endurance" is the small craft on the left.
    2. Jason Harbour, South Georgia
    3. "The Endurance" held up in the pack ice, Weddell Sea, December 1914
    4. "The Endurance" frozen in, Weddell Sea, January 1915
    5. The Dogs housed out on the floe ice after the vessel was frozen in
    6. The hold was discharged and converted into living quarters
    7. Hummocky ice surrounding the ship at the beginning of winter 1915
    8. A pressure ridge forced up under the bows of the ship, beginning winter 1915
    9. Midwinter - the ship encased in ice, 1915
    10. A glacier iceberg that split up the floe ice and threatened to overwhelm the ship
    11. At the close of winter the ice seriously began to menace the ship, 1915 (flashlight study)
    12. Tongues of ice were driven below the ship forcing her up onto the floe & throwing her onto the beam ends
    13. Sir E Shackleton & Worsley watching the ice breaking up around the ship
    14. Then a great wave of ice bore down upon us - we knew the end had come
    15. "The Endurance" crushed in mid-sea by the pressure ice
    16. Ocean Camp, where the party dwelt for 6 months on the drifting sea ice
    17. The way to the land - 350 miles - was impassable on account of its frightful and rough surface
    18. Sir Ernest Shackleton (right) & Hurley in front of their camp, the improvised cooking stove is in the centre
    19. The peaks of Elephant Island
    20. The party after five days and nights spent in the open boats reach Elephant Island - they are partaking of the first hot food
    21. The members after three months on Elephant Island
    22. The glacier behind our hut at Cape Wild, Elephant Island
    23. The coast looking east from Cape Wild, Elephant Island
    24. Rescued after five months marooned on the Island, by the Chilean trawler, Yetcho
  • Source
    Pic.Acc.5495
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
  • General note

    Titled on album cover
    Captions below each image
    Digital order no:Album ID : 823884
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