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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Sea elephant pups, South Georgia

Overview

Creator: Frank Hurley (1885-1962)
Creation Date: 
Nov 1914
Materials: 
Silver bromide print
Dimensions: 
15.3 x 20.4 cm (image)
RCIN 
2580045
Acquirer: King George V, King of the United Kingdom (1865-1936)
Provenance: 
Presented to King George V, 1917
Description:

Photograph of scattered seal pups lying on the shore in the foreground with the sea to the right of the photograph and rocky outcrops visible in the background.

One of Hurley’s interests was photographing wildlife. The delay in departure caused by poor ice reports gave him the opportunity to photograph the many species that lived on South Georgia.

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Category: 
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