The frozen surface of the Weddell sea just before the ship was crushed
© reserved/Royal Collection
RCIN 2580068

The frozen surface of the Weddell sea just before the ship was crushed

1915

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V, 1917

Magnify image

This photograph was taken shortly before 18 October 1915, when this apparently benign ice field came under the influence of tides and winds, causing the ship to be crushed. More