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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

In the 'Ritz', the work room of the Ship

Overview

Creator: Frank Hurley (1885-1962)
Creation Date: 
1915
Materials: 
Silver bromide print
Dimensions: 
15.3 x 20.3 cm (image)
RCIN 
2580073
Acquirer: King George V, King of the United Kingdom (1865-1936)
Provenance: 
Presented to King George V, 1917
Description:

Photograph of members of the party engaged in various scientific and other tasks. Includes are Leonard Hussey (1891-1964) in the lower right foreground; Reginald James (1891-1964) behind; and on the left planing a piece of wood is Frank Wild (1873-1939), smoking a pipe.

During the working day, the crew of the Endurance undertook a variety of activities, including carpentry and scientific experimentation. Three of the men are reading, and Perce Blackborrow (1894-1949), the young Welsh stowaway, can be seen on the left hefting a block of ice to melt for drinking water.

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Category: 
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