Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014
'Bob' Clark (1882-1950), in the biological laboratory.
Photograph of Robert Clark seated o the edge of a table with his left hand in his pocket as he looks down a microscope on board the Endurance. Various samples in glass jars line the walls.
The biologist on board the Endurance, Robert Clark was born and educated at Aberdeen. He became a Zoologist at the Scottish Oceanographical Laboratory in Edinburgh, where he was able to work on some of the specimens from the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-4. He collected a large number of zoological specimens in 1914-15, but unfortunately lost them all on the sinking of the Endurance.