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

The party at Ocean Camp on the drifting sea ice: Sir Ernest Shackleton (1874-1922) and Frank Wild (1873-1939) on the left


Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V


A view of Ocean Camp, the second of the camps which Shackleton’s men set up on the ice, using the stores salvaged from the sinking Endurance. It was to be their home for nearly two months.

Silver bromide print

15.2 x 20.6 cm

RCIN 2580100