The inaccessible cliffs of Elephant Island
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RCIN 2580115

The inaccessible cliffs of Elephant Island

1916

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V, 1917

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With cliffs like these blocking their access to the interior of the island, Shackleton’s men had been lucky to come across the beach at Cape Wild, where they could make a safe camp More