The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography
 
 
Skinning penguins, the staple diet of the party during their stay on Elephant Island
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RCIN 2580117

Skinning penguins, the staple diet of the party during their stay on Elephant Island

1916

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V

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The food supplies remaining from Endurance were dangerously low, and the men’s chances of rescue extremely uncertain. More