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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Deck of the Endurance on the way south

Overview

Creator: Frank Hurley (1885-1962)
Creation Date: 
1915
Materials: 
Silver bromide print
Dimensions: 
15.4 x 20.5 cm (image)
RCIN 
2580061
Acquirer: King George V, King of the United Kingdom (1865-1936)
Provenance: 
Presented to King George V, 1917
Description:

Photograph of the view along the deck of the Endurance with Frank Wild standing in the centre facing the viewer. Along each side of the ship are dog kennels with some of the dogs out on deck.

Snow has fallen onto the deck of the Endurance, covering the supplies and piles of equipment. At either side are the kennels of the sledge dogs. Several litters were born during the voyage. The pups were looked after by Tom Crean, Shackleton’s Second Officer and a veteran of Scott’s last expedition.

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Category: 
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