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

Wild (1873-1939) observes the wreck


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