Shackleton leaving in the Stancomb-Wills

24 April 1916

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V, 1917


Final preparations in the James Caird were made a little out to sea, since she was larger than the other two boats and would have scraped on the bottom when full of men and ballast. Shackleton was one of the last to join her, after leaving final instructions with Frank Wild.

Silver bromide print

12.7 x 20.5 cm

RCIN 2580111