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9654796
  • Title
    File 02: Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-1914 photographs : whole plate format
  • Call number
    ON 144/W1-W184
  • Level of description
    file
  • Date

    1911-1914
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    9654796
  • Physical Description
    184 negatives - glass plate, black and white - 8 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (whole plate format) or smaller
  • Scope and Content
    W001: The interior of the Magnetograph House / Frank Hurley
    W002: Auroral band seen in the north from Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W003: Antarctic petrels nesting at Cape Hunter / Frank Hurley
    W004: Megalestris macormickii bathing, Cape Hunter, Adelie Land / Frank Hurley
    W005: Out in the blizzard at Cape Denison adjacent to Winter Quarters / Frank Hurley
    W006: Cloud negative / Frank Hurley
    W007: A cloud effect, Cape Denison. A streak of sea covered with ice dust travelling north / Frank Hurley
    W008: The sea smoking in a gale of wind. Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W009: Anemometer record / Frank Hurley
    W010: Clouds. Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W011: Low surface drift snow flowing down the ice slopes, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W012: Winter Quarters, Cape Denison. Showing wireless masts and the distribution of the meteorological instruments / Frank Hurley
    W013: A reproduction of one of the puff-anemometer records / Frank Hurley
    W014: Clouds, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W015: Wind direction and velocity record at Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W016: The thermometer screen and nephoscope adjacent to the east side of the hut, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W017: Graphs comparing the wind velocity and temperatures at Cape Royds 1908 (dotted) and Cape Denison (solid) 1912 / Frank Hurley
    W018: The after deck on final relief voyage / Frank Hurley
    W019: A canopy of cloud over Commonwealth Bay / Frank Hurley
    W020: Wilson petrel on nest / Frank Hurley
    W021: Hurley with cinema camera at foreshore / Frank Hurley
    W022: Megalestris macormickii on nest, Mackellar Islets / Frank Hurley
    W023: A sunset at Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W024: Silver grey petrel on nest, Stillwell Island / Frank Hurley
    W025: Antarctic petrels nesting at Cape Hunter on slate rock / Frank Hurley
    W026: Antarctic petrels resting on snow at Cape Hunter / Frank Hurley
    W027: Antarctic petrels at nest / Frank Hurley
    W028: Antarctic petrel, Cape Hunter / Frank Hurley
    W029: An impending blizzard on the plateau of Adelie Land / Frank Hurley
    W030: View looking north at Winter Quarters, Adelie Land. Showing the tide gauge on the Bay Sea / Frank Hurley
    W031: Bage and his tide gauge / Frank Hurley
    W032: Looking north from the Hut and showing the tide gauge / Frank Hurley
    W033: A view of Winter Quarters from the east, Adelie Land / Frank Hurley
    W034: Winter Quarters, Adelie Land from the south east. Men busy erecting a wireless mast / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W035: The members of the Main Base Party who wintered a second year in Adelie Land and the Macquarie Island Party on relief, Summer 1913-1914 / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W036: Reproduction of a tide gauge record of the Adelie Land Station / Frank Hurley
    W037: Weddell seal rubbing its back on the snow / Frank Hurley
    W038: Weddell seals asleep. One stretching himself while not properly awake / Frank Hurley
    W039: Weddell seal just waked up, rises on one flipper to view the photographer / Frank Hurley
    W040: Weddell seal scratching tooth, whilst asleep ashore / Frank Hurley
    W041: Ship from near the Boat Harbour, Macquarie Island / Frank Hurley
    W042: Looking northward from near Winter Quarters, Adelie Land. Sea surface partially frozen over / Frank Hurley
    W043: The coast looking east from John-o-Groats, Commonwealth Bay / Frank Hurley
    W044: Partly consolidated sea-ice below the ice cliffs west of Land's End, Commonwealth Bay. McLean in the foreground / Frank Hurley
    W045: Mertz at Land's End where the ice cliff begins / Frank Hurley
    W046: View of the mainland from Stillwell Island / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W047: First stage in the development of ice flowers on young ice on the Boat Harbour, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W048: Bage repairing his sleeping bag in a corner of the Hut. Winter Quarters, Adelie Land / Frank Hurley
    W049: Bickerton repairs the air-tractor in the hangar. Left to right: Bage, Ninnis, Bickerton / Frank Hurley
    W050: Return of the nightwatchman. Hodgeman pushing his way through the snow into the Hut after a visit to the meteorological screen / Frank Hurley
    W051: Mertz exploring ravines of the ice face along the sea front / Frank Hurley
    W052: Anemometer Lake partially frozen over, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W053: Summertime view across the Boat Harbour at Cape Denison. Note the cyclonic wind sweeping the highlands to the west in far distance / Frank Hurley
    W054: Hunter reading the deep-sea thermometer attached to water bottle recovered from deep sounding. Captain Davis standing by / Frank Hurley
    W055: An early stage in the formation of bay ice, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W056: An early stage in the formation of sea ice, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W057: An early stage in the formation of sea ice, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W058: Looking down from the coast ice cliffs upon a small rocky islet just east of John-o-Groats, Commonwealth Bay / Frank Hurley
    W059: Interior of cave in ice face at John-o-Groats / Frank Hurley
    W060: Commonwealth Bay covered with young ice / Frank Hurley
    W061: In the catacombs. Mertz bringing in a box of ice / Frank Hurley
    W062: Mertz bringing a box of ice through the catacombs / Frank Hurley
    W063: Midwinter dinner. Adelie Land / Frank Hurley
    W064: After an autumn snowfall near Winter Quarters, Adelie Land / Frank Hurley
    W065: An after-dinner confab in Winter Quarters, Adelie Land / Frank Hurley
    W066: The coastline east of John-o-Groats showing winter snow depositions below cliff / Frank Hurley
    W067: Showing winter snow accumulation below the cliffs east of John-o-Groats / Frank Hurley
    W068: The corner of the bay at Land's End n winter / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W069: View to west of Land's End during a winter calm showing the commencement of freezing of sea surface / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W070: Where ice cliff and rock meet at Land's End / Frank Hurley
    W071: Dr Mertz and a coastal ice formation near Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W072: Interior view in living Hut with view through into the workshop. Left to right: Close, Whetter, Murphy / Frank Hurley
    W073: Effect of summer thaw on ice slab just west of the Hut, Adelie Land / Frank Hurley
    W074: Unidentified negative (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W075: Unidentified negative (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W076: South side of off-lying islet immediately west of Winter Quarters / Frank Hurley
    W077: The Hut was scarcely completed before deluges of snow descended and invaded the enclosed verandah / Frank Hurley
    W078: View in ice cavern at John-o-Groats showing inclusions of dirt bands / Frank Hurley
    W079: Wind weathered surface of the glacier 1/2 mile south of the Hut, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W080: Traversing loose pack entering the Durville Sea / Frank Hurley
    W081: Traversing loose pack entering the Durville Sea / Frank Hurley
    W082: Map outlining the track of the Aurora during the 1913-14 Antarctic voyage / Frank Hurley
    W083: Washing up after dinner at Winter Quarters, Cape Denison. Left to right, Hunter Hodgeman, Bage / Frank Hurley
    W084: Unidentified negative (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W085: General view over where the Winter Quarters Hut was eventually erected. Taken when landing the Hut timbers / Frank Hurley
    W086: Aurora anchored to floe ice in Lat.65.5, Long.106. The figure is Blake / Frank Hurley
    W087: Winter neve slopes beneath the coastal ice wall east of John-o-Groats / Frank Hurley
    W088: Interior of cave beneath the ice wall east of John-o-Groats / Frank Hurley
    W089: The Hut, Cape Denison. View from the lee side / Frank Hurley
    W090: The great ice wall of the Antarctic continent. Taken west of Land's End / Frank Hurley
    W091: Three men with partial ice masks, taken in the doorway between the verandah and workshop / Frank Hurley
    W092: Portion (left hand complement) of a panorama of Weddell seal life on the foreshores near Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W093: Portion (right hand complement) of a panorama of Weddell seal life (with W92) / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W094: Portion (left hand complement) of a panorama of life on the foreshores, Great Mackellar Isle / Frank Hurley
    W095: Portion (right hand complement) of a panorama of life, Great Mackellar Isle / Frank Hurley
    W096: Part (left hand complement) of a panorama of bergs in the Durville Sea. Lat.64.40. Long.96.10 / Frank Hurley
    W097: Part (right hand complement) of a panorama of bergs / Frank Hurley
    W098: Portion of a panorama at Land's End. Bickerton in the view. Pancake ice / Frank Hurley
    W099: Portion (right hand complement) of panorama at Land's End / Frank Hurley
    W100: Portion (left hand complement) of panorama in shattered ice of the coastal slopes east of Winter Quarters. Correll in the view / Frank Hurley
    W101: Portion of a panorama / Frank Hurley
    W102: Portion of a panorama of coast eastward from Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W103: Portion of a panorama of coast eastward of Cape Denison (right hand complement) / Frank Hurley
    W104: Portion of panorama on the Great Mackellar Islet looking towards the main land (left hand complement) / Frank Hurley
    W105: Portion of panorama / Frank Hurley
    W106: Portion of panorama looking westwards from the land slopes south of Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W107: Portion of panorama (right hand complement) / Frank Hurley
    W108: Portion (left hand complement) of panorama of moranic terminal of inland ice sheet 1/2 mile south of Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W109: Portion of panorama / Frank Hurley
    W110: Portion of a panorama (left hand complement) of a glacial snout on coast east of Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W111: Portion of a panorama / Frank Hurley
    W112: A rocky scarp near Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W113: A glacial groove in the gneiss on the west side of the Cape Denison area / Frank Hurley
    W114: Old raised beach to the east of Cape Denison area / Frank Hurley
    W115: Bassic inclusion on gneiss, Cape Denison area / Frank Hurley
    W116: Large ice scratched erratic, Cape Denison area. Figure is Stillwell / Frank Hurley
    W117: Photographic exposure of an auroral manifestation, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W118: Erratics, Cape Denison area. Details / Frank Hurley
    W119: Wind eroded surface of gneiss (facing south) at southern extremity of rocky area, Cape Denison. Figure is Mawson / Frank Hurley
    W120: A corner of Anemometer Lake. Note angular rock debris in wind shelter of cliff / Frank Hurley
    W121: Smoothed rock surface by old raised beach just east of Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W122: The highest peaks on Stillwell Island / Frank Hurley
    W123: An ice polished face of gneiss near Anemometer Lake, Cape Denison area / Frank Hurley
    W124: Large erratic enclosing bassic patch. Cape Denison area / Frank Hurley
    W125: Polished cross-section of the ice from glacier surface near Winter Quarters / Frank Hurley
    W126: Section of surface ice from glacier near Winter Quarters / Frank Hurley
    W127: Section of old glacier ice / Frank Hurley
    W128: Section of surface ice from glacier near Hut / Frank Hurley
    W129: Section of surface ice from glacier near Hut / Frank Hurley
    W130: Section of lake ice / Frank Hurley
    W131: Section of glacier ice / Frank Hurley
    W132: Section of ice showing gas tubes / Frank Hurley
    W133: Frost formation on inside of roof windows. The living Hut, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W134: Frost formation. Cape Denison Hut / Frank Hurley
    W135: Examples of crustaceans caught in dredging operations / Frank Hurley
    W136: Examples of crustaceans caught in dredging / Frank Hurley
    W137: McLean's bacteriological preparations incubated at Winter Quarters / Frank Hurley
    W138: A dish of bacteriological preparations incubated in the Hut, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W139: An ice-capped islet. View looking east from Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W140: Segregations of penguins forming the rookery on the Great Mackellar Islet / Frank Hurley
    W141: A general view of the terminal moraine south of the Hut at Cape Denison / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W142: A winter morning view in the workshop at the main base. Left to right: Hodgeman, Hunter, Laseron, Correll and Hannam / Frank Hurley
    W143: In the catacombs leading to the Hut at Cape Denison. Ninnis is the figure in foreground / Frank Hurley
    W144: The Aurora in heavy pack ice north of Terminati ice tongue, off Queen Mary Land / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W145: View eastward of Cape Denison, showing advanced freezing of the sea surface / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W146: View of portion of the Way Archipelago from near the summit of Stillwell Island / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W147: The Aurora (seen from an ice cavern) lying close to the face of the Mertz Glacier Tongue / Frank Hurley
    W148: General view of Winter Quarters, Cape Denison, viewed from the rising neve slopes to the south slopes of the Hut / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W149: The dreary prospect looking north from Cape Denison on Midwinter's Day at noon / Frank Hurley
    W150: Cape Hunter, looking north. Figure is Mawson / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W151: The Aurora at anchor, Commonwealth Bay and picturesque shore ice in the foreground / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W152: A winter afternoon in the Hut. Left to right: Mertz, Madigan, Hunter with microscope, Webb (behind Hunter) and Hodgeman, 1912 / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W153: The interior of an ice cavern. Whetter standing near the mouth of the cave / Frank Hurley
    W154: A ravine in the ice of the coastal slopes. The figure is Correll / Frank Hurley
    W155: Great cone of neve dumped in the lee of the coastal cliffs / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W156: The meteorologist, Cecil Thomas Madigan / Frank Hurley
    W157: The coast just west of the Boat Harbour. The launch plying from the Boat Harbour to the Aurora at anchor / Frank Hurley
    W158: The great ice wall of Commonwealth Bay / Frank Hurley
    W159: View east from John-o-Groats / Frank Hurley
    W160: Thermiting a broken vice in the workshop. Left to right: Bickerton, Correll, Hannam and Mawson / Frank Hurley
    W161: Picturesque shore ice, Cape Denison and the Aurora at the anchorage / Frank Hurley
    W162: Summer icicles. Shore ice, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W163: Ice flowers, a close view / Frank Hurley
    W164: At the foot of the great winter snow ramp beneath the coastal cliffs east of Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W165: A picturesque ice formation. Shore ice / Frank Hurley
    W166: The furrowed frozen surface of Anemometer Lake / Frank Hurley
    W167: A sweep of the coast line east of John-o-Groats / Frank Hurley
    W168: The banded face of the Shackleton Shelf. Taken norht of the West Base locality / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W169: A stalactite-draped grotto on the sea coast near Winter Quarters / Frank Hurley
    W170: The Mackellar Islets viewed from the land land-ice slopes about 800 feet above sea level. Correll in the view / Frank Hurley
    W171: Weddell seals basking on gondolas of ice in the Boat Harbour / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W172: Weddell seals basking by the Boat Harbour, Cape Denison. Laseron in the view / Frank Hurley
    W173: Heavily crevassed ice of the coastal slopes east of Denison / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W174: View in the penguin rookery on the west side of the Boat Harbour, end of October / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W175: Weddell seals at the Boat Harbour, Cape Denison, one is turning somersaults in the water / Frank Hurley
    W176: Weddell seals on the foreshores, Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
    W177: Bastrugi-furrowed neve slope between the Living Hut and Magnetograph Hut / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W178: Serac ice of the coastal slopes east of Cape Denison / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W179: Aurora at anchor, from near the Aerial Cove, Macquarie Island / Frank Hurley
    W180: Royal penguins on the Nuggets Beach / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W181: The Nuggets Beach / Frank Hurley
    W182: General view of the Hut and vicinity taken on the Boat Harbour looking south south east / Frank Hurley (not digitised, missing as of 2020)
    W183: Late evening view in summer looking south from Aerial Cove, Macquarie Island / Frank Hurley
    W184: Raising a wireless mast at Cape Denison / Frank Hurley
  • Copying Conditions
    Out of copyright:
    Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
  • General note

    The original contents list in 1959-1960 for this file notes negatives W185-W189 as not received by the State Library.

    In the 2020 digitisation project, negatives W34-W35, W46, W55-W56, W68-W69, W74-W75, W84, W93, W141, W144-W146, W148, W150-W152, W168, W171, W173-W174, W177-W178, W180, W182 in the contents list were not catalogued as they were not located.

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