The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography

Self-portrait with cinematograph next to the Endurance

September 1915

Frank Hurley

Album given to King George V, 1917


Hurley poses with his cinematograph, which was used to shoot moving film footage. The footage was later turned into a film released after his return under the name of In the Grip of the Polar Pack Ice.

Silver bromide print

20.5 x 15.4 cm

RCIN 2580066