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839779
  • Title
    File 09: Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-1914 photographs : half plate, stereo
  • Call number
    ON 144/H1-H100
  • Level of description
    file
  • Date

    1911-1914
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    839779
  • Issue Copy
    Digitised
  • Physical Description
    53 negatives - glass - (half plate, stereo)
  • Scope and Content
    H1: Main base Hut viewed from the North
    H3. A large erratic resting on gneiss Cape Denison area
    H5: View looking east over the gneissic rocks at Cape Denison
    H7: A snow cornice on an ice cliff face
    H8: Pancake ice on Commonwealth Bay
    H9: Snow stalactites in the enclosed verandah of the Main Base Hut
    H10: The Anemograph viewed from the Main Base Hut
    H13: The western Extremity of the Cape Denison rocky area.
    H21: Traversing pack ice
    H25: Winter Quarters Hut viewed from Adelie Penguin Rookery on the western side of the Cape Denison area.
    H28: Snow petrel at the nest
    H29: Snow petrels mated at nest. Cape Denison
    H32: The wrecked “Clyde” Macquarie Id. Dec.1911
    H35: Flaying a sea-elephant at Cape Denison
    H37: Adelie Penguins at Rookery, Cape Denison
    H42: A small rookery of Adelie Penguins amongst splintered boulders E. of Cape Denison
    H46: Trough along the crest of the pressure ridge in the Boat Harbour ice, Main Base Station.
    H48: A fissure in the crest of a pressure ridge Boat Harbour Ice. Correll is the figure
    H51: The sea-ward face of the Antarctic Ice cap at Commonwealth Bay. A Blizzard driven spray ice fortification in the foreground.
    H52: Glimpse of the Ice foot. Cape Denison area
    H53: The Main Base Station: In the foreground pressure ridges are seen in the ice of the Boat Harbour
    H54: The Ice cliffs beyond John ‘o’ Groats
    H55: A view across the desolate rocky outcrop forming the Cape Denison area
    H56: Frank Hurley photographing on the brink of the Great Ice Wall
    H57: Weddell seal on floe ice below coastal ice cliff. Commonwealth Bay
    H58: The main Base Hut viewed from the east
    H60: View from the living room through into the workshop of Main Base Hut
    H61: Main Base Hut from the south east
    H62: The Ice quay at the Boat Harbour
    H65: The ice foot, Cape Denison area
    H66: Madigan, Hodgeman, & Bage in front of the Transit House
    H68: The gneissic rocks: western side of Cape Denison area
    H70: Traversing loose pack ice
    H71: In pack ice
    H72: Letting out sail in the pack ice
    H74: In pack ice
    H76: A berg in sea of loose pack ice
    H80: Main Base Hut from the south-west.
    H81: Dogs frolicking on a neve bank near Winter Quarters
    H83: Rock exposure beneath the barrier face just east of John ‘O’ Groats
    H85: Floating margin of the ice cap east of John ‘O’ Groats
    H86: On the ice slopes south of Cape Denison
    H87: Main base hut from the north-west
    H88: Frank Wild on board the S.Y. Aurora
    H89: Wild (as Drake) in fancy dress on the Aurora, December 1911
    H90: The complement of the “Aurora” cheering the departing members of the main base party – off Cape Denison, January 1912
    H91: Hobart as seen from the Crow’s nest of the “Aurora” at Queens’ wharf
    H92: Hobart from the Crow’s nest of the “Aurora”
    H94: Pancake ice at Land’s End
    H95: View across the rocky outcrop at Cape Denison
    H97: Traversing unknown waters
    H99: On the track to the summit of Mt. Wellington, Tasmania [broken plate]
    H100. 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.
    H98 was identified as missing from the original listing in 1964.
    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
  • Exhibited in

    Artefact or Fiction: Curriculum highlights, 20 April to 23 July 2018 - H.62. The Ice quay at the Boat Harbour
    Artefact or Fiction: Curriculum highlights, 23 July to 22 October 2018 - H.72. Letting out sail in the pack ice
    Artefact or Fiction: Curriculum highlights, 22 October 2018 to 23 January 2019 - H.83. Rock exposure beneath the barrier face just east of John ‘O’ Groats
    Artefact or Fiction: Curriculum highlights, 23 January to 19 April 2019 - H.85. Floating margin of the ice cap east of John ‘O’ Groats
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