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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Head of Moraine Fjord, South Georgia

Overview

Creator: Frank Hurley (1885-1962)
Creation Date: 
24 Nov 1914
Materials: 
Silver bromide print
Dimensions: 
15.3 x 20.5 cm (image)
RCIN 
2580048
Acquirer: King George V, King of the United Kingdom (1865-1936)
Provenance: 
Presented to King George V, 1917
Description:

Photograph of a glacier moraine lodged between a fjord with ice in the sea in the foreground.

The harshness of the rocky landscape contrasts well with both the serene clarity of the lake at the foot of this glacier and the brightness of the sunlight upon the water surface.

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Category: 
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