Frank Hurley (1885-1962)
Shackleton leaving in the 'Stancomb Wills' 24 April 1916
Silver bromide print | 12.7 x 20.5 cm (image) | RCIN 2580111
Sir Ernest Shackleton leaving the shore to commence his journey in the "James Caird". [Photographs of scenes and incidents in connection with the happenings to the Weddell Sea Party, 1914, 1915, 1916] 24 April 1916
Photograph showing six men on board the 'Stancomb Wills' (three of them standing and holding oars) leaving the shore helped by four more men on the right hand side as they prepare to board the larger boat the 'James Caird'
ProvenancePresented to King George V by Sir Ernest Shackleton, 1917
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