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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Wild and Shackleton between two pressure ridges

Overview

Creator: Frank Hurley (1885-1962)
Creation Date: 
1915
Materials: 
Silver bromide print
Dimensions: 
15.4 x 20.5 cm (image)
RCIN 
2580080
Acquirer: King George V, King of the United Kingdom (1865-1936)
Provenance: 
Presented to King George V, 1917
Description:

Photograph of Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922), on the right and Frank Wild (1873-1939) stand facing the viewer in between pressure ridges.

Shackleton (right) and Frank Wild (1873-1939), his second in command on the Endurance, provide much-needed scale to this picture of two pressure ridges, and demonstrate the size of the natural forces at work on their ship.

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Category: 
Photographs