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

The drifting bivouac of the party after the ship's destruction, Ocean Camp, November 1915

Nov-15

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V

 

When the Endurance finally sank on the 21 November 1915, a makeshift camp was established on a solid bit of floe called Ocean Camp. This view shows the disposition of the tents and the cooking area, which was enclosed by a windbreak.


Silver bromide print

15.4 x 20.6 cm

RCIN 2580101