The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography
 
 
HMS <em>Endurance</em> laying to awaiting the opening up of the pack
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RCIN 2580057

HMS Endurance laying to awaiting the opening up of the pack

1 January 1915

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V, 1917

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Shackleton recorded that during the evening of 1 January ‘we forged ahead rapidly through brittle young ice, easily broken by the ship’. More