The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography
 
 
Launching the James Caird for the relief voyage to South Georgia
The Royal Collection © 2012,
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
RCIN 2580109

Launching the James Caird for the relief voyage to South Georgia

April 1916

Frank Hurley

Album given to King George V

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This photograph marks the beginning of the tiring and soaking process of launching the James Caird, after loading her with ballast from the Stancomb Wills. More