Frank Hurley (1885-1962)
Wild and Shackleton between two pressure ridges 1915
Silver bromide print | 15.4 x 20.5 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2580080
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.
ProvenancePresented to King George V, 1917
Frank Hurley (1885-1962) (photographer)
Medium & Techniques
Silver bromide print
15.4 x 20.5 cm (image) (image)
29.2 x 37.7 cm (page dimensions)