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

Wild (1873-1939) observes the wreck

Nov-15

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V

 

By early November, Endurance was all but destroyed. All that remained on the ice surface was a jumble of broken spars, masts and ropes. Frank Wild, Shackleton’s second in command, contemplates the wreckage.


Silver bromide print

15.4 x 20.5 cm