HRH The Duke of Edinburgh visiting Shackleton's memorial cross

January 1957

Michael Parker

Collection of HRH Duke of Edinburgh


HRH The Duke of Edinburgh is one of the few members of the Royal Family to have crossed the Antarctic Circle. In January 1957, he paid tribute to Shackleton at the memorial cross erected on South Georgia as part of a four-month voyage in which the RY Britannia circumnavigated the globe.

Scanned from the original 35mm negative

RCIN 2506564