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

The Bastion Berg

11 March 1915

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V, 1917


One of the icebergs that kept company with the Endurance during her drift through the Weddell Sea. Its shape suggested the name, vast ramparts of ice, as if they were sailing beneath a fortified keep.

Silver bromide print

15.3 x 20.5 cm

RCIN 2580067