Dr Atkinson and Clissold hauling up the fish trap, -40°C
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Dr Atkinson and Clissold hauling up the fish trap, -40°C

28 May 1911

Herbert Ponting

Presented to King George V, 1914

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Dr Edward Atkinson (the surgeon) and Thomas Clissold (the expedition cook) are hauling up a fish trap that has been set below the ice, where fish are able to survive. More