The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography
 
 
The Elephant Island party excavating an ice shelter in the glacier
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The Elephant Island party excavating an ice shelter in the glacier

Apr-16

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V

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While they waited for rescue, Shackleton’s men required better shelter than their ruined tents could provide. More