Worsley standing next to a working pressure ridge
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RCIN 2580084

Worsley standing next to a working pressure ridge

August 1915

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V, 1917

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The photograph shows the immense block of ice being pushed up (‘rafted’) by two ice floes forced together. The contrast between puny man and all-powerful nature is emphasised in this photograph. More