Frank Hurley (1885-1962)
'Bob' Clark (1882-1950), in the biological laboratory. Feb 1915Mar 1915
Silver bromide print | 15.4 x 20.6 cm (image) (image) | RCIN 2580074
'Bob' Clark (1882-1950), in the biological laboratory Feb 1915Mar 1915
Photograph of Robert Clark seated o the edge of a table with his left hand in his pocket as he looks down a microscope on board the Endurance. Various samples in glass jars line the walls.
The biologist on board the Endurance, Robert Clark was born and educated at Aberdeen. He became a Zoologist at the Scottish Oceanographical Laboratory in Edinburgh, where he was able to work on some of the specimens from the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-4. He collected a large number of zoological specimens in 1914-15, but unfortunately lost them all on the sinking of the Endurance.
ProvenancePresented to King George V, 1917
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