The night watchman spins a yarn
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RCIN 2580077

The night watchman spins a yarn

1915

Frank Hurley

Album given to King George V, 1917

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After Endurance became a winter station in February 1915, Shackleton abandoned the usual system of watches. The single nightwatchman had little to do, apart from tending the dogs and observing ice movements. More