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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Shackleton's last voyage: the story of the 'Quest'

Overview

Creator: Frank Wild (1873-1939) (author)
Creation Date: 
1923
Materials: 
Printed on paper
Dimensions: 
24.1 x 17.5 cm
RCIN 
1124434
Provenance: 
Presented to King George V by Frank Wild
Description:

Presented to King George V

The Quest expedition was intended to circumnavigate Antarctica, and to fix the position of various islands. Unfortunately Shackleton died of a heart attack on 5 January 1922, shortly after the ship reached South Georgia. Frank Wild subsequently took command and wrote this expedition narrative on their return to England.

Further details

Additional Creators: Macklin, A.H. (contributor)
Cassell & Co. : London, New York, Toronto & Melbourne (publisher)
Category: 
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