Frank Hurley (1885-1962)
Sea elephant pups, South Georgia Nov 1914
Silver bromide print | 15.3 x 20.4 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2580045
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.
ProvenancePresented to King George V, 1917
Frank Hurley (1885-1962) (photographer)
Medium & Techniques
Silver bromide print
15.3 x 20.4 cm (image) (image)
29.2 x 37.7 cm (page dimensions)
- Places & physiography
- Natural Sciences & Mathematics