The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography
 
 
Wild (1873-1939) and Shackleton (1874-1922) between two pressure ridges
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Wild (1873-1939) and Shackleton (1874-1922) between two pressure ridges

Spring 1915

Frank Hurley

Presented to King George V

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Shackleton (right) and Frank Wild (18731939), his second in command on the Endurance, provide much-needed scale to this picture of two pressure ridges, and demonstrate the size of the natural forces at work on their ship. More