The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography
 
 

During Midwinter

1915

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V

 

A cloud of ice vapour is coming off the ship; the tortured ice in front and the thickness of the frost crystals on the rigging show both how thoroughly trapped the ship was, and the extreme coldness of the Antarctic winter.


Silver bromide print

15.3 x 20.5 cm