The return of the sun after 92 days
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RCIN 2580070

The return of the sun after 92 days

1915

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V, 1917

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After the darkness of an Antarctic winter, the return of the sun was a major event, and a huge boost to morale. The finger of light which rose above the horizon in August promised sunlight and warmth in the months ahead. More