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839779
  • Title
    Series 02: Half-plate stereoscopic and postcard stereo negatives from the Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-1914
  • Call number
    ON 144/H1-H100 (stereo negatives)
  • Level of description
    series
  • Date

    1911-1914
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    839779
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    53 negatives - stereo - glass ; half-plate
  • Scope and Content
    HALF-PLATE STEREOSCOPIC NEGATIVES
    H.1. Main base Hut viewed from the North
    H.3. A large erratic resting on gneiss Cape Denison area
    H.5. View looking east over the gneissic rocks at Cape Denison
    H.7 A snow cornice on an ice cliff face
    H.8. Pancake ice on Commonwealth Bay
    H.9. Snow stalactites in the enclosed verandah of the Main Base Hut
    H.10 The Anemograph viewed from the Main Base Hut
    H.13. The western Extremity of the Cape Denison rocky area.
    H.21. Traversing pack ice
    H.25. Winter Quarters Hut viewed from Adelie Penguin Rookery on the western side of the Cape Denison area.
    H.28. Snow petrel at the nest
    H.29. Snow petrels mated at nest. Cape Denison
    H.32. The wrecked “Clyde” Macquarie Id. Dec.1911
    H.35. Flaying a sea-elephant at Cape Denison
    H.37. Adelie Penguins at Rookery, Cape Denison
    H.42. A small rookery of Adelie Penguins amongst splintered boulders E. of Cape Denison
    H.46. Trough along the crest of the pressure ridge in the Boat Harbour ice, Main Base Station.
    H.48. A fissure in the crest of a pressure ridge Boat Harbour Ice. Correll is the figure
    H.51. The sea-ward face of the Antarctic Ice cap at Commonwealth Bay. A Blizzard driven spray ice fortification in the foreground.
    H.52. Glimpse of the Ice foot. Cape Denison area
    H.53.The Main Base Station: In the foreground pressure ridges are seen in the ice of the Boat Harbour
    H.54. The Ice cliffs beyond John ‘o’ Groats
    H.55. A view across the desolate rocky outcrop forming the Cape Denison area
    H.56. Frank Hurley photographing on the brink of the Great Ice Wall
    H.57. Weddell seal on floe ice below coastal ice cliff. Commonwealth Bay
    H.58. The main Base Hut viewed from the east
    H.60. View from the living room through into the workshop of Main Base Hut
    H.61. Main Base Hut from the south east
    H.62. The Ice quay at the Boat Harbour
    H.65. The ice foot, Cape Denison area
    H.66. Madigan, Hodgeman, & Bage in front of the Transit House
    H.68. The gneissic rocks: western side of Cape Denison area
    H.70. Traversing loose pack ice
    H.71. In pack ice
    H.72. Letting out sail in the pack ice
    H.74. In pack ice
    H.76. A berg in sea of loose pack ice
    H.80. Main Base Hut from the south-west.
    H.81. Dogs frolicking on a neve bank near Winter Quarters

    POSTCARD STEREO NEGATIVES
    H.83. Rock exposure beneath the barrier face just east of John ‘O’ Groats
    H.85. Floating margin of the ice cap east of John ‘O’ Groats
    H.86. On the ice slopes south of Cape Denison
    H.87. Main base hut from the north-west
    H.88. Frank Wild on board the S.Y. Aurora
    H.89. Wild (as Drake) in fancy dress on the Aurora, December 1911
    H.90. The complement of the “Aurora” cheering the departing members of the main base party – off Cape Denison, January 1912
    H.91. Hobart as seen from the Crow’s nest of the “Aurora” at Queens’ wharf
    H.92. Hobart from the Crow’s nest of the “Aurora”
    H.94. Pancake ice at Land’s End
    H.95. View across the rocky outcrop at Cape Denison
    H.97. Traversing unknown waters
    H.99. On the track to the summit of Mt. Wellington, Tasmania [broken plate]
    H.100. Snapshot at fern tree near Hobart prior to departure south, November 1911
  • System of arrangement
    Original numbering kept. Note not all negatives held.
  • Access Conditions

    Access to this pictures collection via appointment only. Please submit your request through Ask a Librarian
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright: Created before 1955
  • General note

    The H series numbers are duplicated. These stereo negatives were not copied onto the laser disc with the remaining ON 144 collection.
    Digital order no:Album ID : 866661
  • Date note

    Undated. Dated from the Expedition
  • Conservation note

    Preservation of this collection was supported by Perpetual Foundation, 2002
  • Subject
  • Exhibited in
  • Open Rosetta viewer

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