The ship ... 15 seconds after the floes came together

18 October 1915

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V, 1917

 

Shackleton can be seen in the top right of the picture leaning on the rail looking out over the ice field. The presence of the men in the photograph emphasises the calamity represented by the tilted ship.


Silver bromide print

20.5 x 15.4 cm

RCIN 2580097