Frank Hurley (1885-1962)
In the 'Ritz', the work room of the Ship 1915
Silver bromide print | RCIN 2580073
Photograph of members of the party engaged in various scientific and other tasks. Includes are Leonard Hussey (1891-1964) in the lower right foreground; Reginald James (1891-1964) behind; and on the left planing a piece of wood is Frank Wild (1873-1939), smoking a pipe. During the working day, the crew of the Endurance undertook a variety of activities, including carpentry and scientific experimentation. Three of the men are reading, and Perce Blackborrow (1894-1949), the young Welsh stowaway, can be seen on the left hefting a block of ice to melt for drinking water.
ProvenancePresented to King George V, 1917
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In the "Ritz" the work room of the ship. [Photographs of scenes and incidents in connection with the happenings to the Weddell Sea Party, 1914, 1915, 1916].