The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography
 
 
The bi-weekly ablutions of the 'Ritz', undertaken by Wordie (1889-1962), Cheetham (1867-1918) and Macklin (1889-1967)
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The bi-weekly ablutions of the 'Ritz', undertaken by Wordie (1889-1962), Cheetham (1867-1918) and Macklin (1889-1967)

1915

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V

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Following the onset of winter and the transformation of Endurance into a scientific station, the main cargo hold was emptied and turned into a communal living space for the men, nicknamed the Ritz. More