The Heart of the Great Alone: Scott, Shackleton and Antarctic Photography

This exhibition of remarkable photographs taken in Antarctica by Herbert George Ponting and Frank Hurley marks the 100th anniversary of Captain Scott’s ill-fated journey to the South Pole.

The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace
21 October 2011 - 15 April 2012

Listen to David Hempleman-Adams, one of the world’s most successful  polar explorers, introduce Ponting and Hurley’s evocative images. In addition to the exhibition, a selection of other Polar material from the Royal Collection can be viewed here including photographs and  paintings associated with HRH The Duke of Edinburgh's visit  to Antarctica in 1956-7.



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