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Sir Douglas Mawson collection of Antarctic photographs [picture]
Bib ID 1585790
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Mawson, Douglas, Sir, 1882-1958
 
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Description [1908-1937] 
487 photographs, 2 drawings. 
Summary

Collection relates mostly to the British Antarctic Expedition (1907-1909) led by Shackleton and the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914) led by Mawson. Many were published in accounts of the expeditions. The AAE photographs include views of Macquarie Island and Antarctica, members of the expedition, the huts and living quarters, plants, animals, geological specimens, and the ship Aurora. The photographers were members of the expedition, including Mawson himself, Charles Laseron, and the official photographer, Frank Hurley.

Notes

Also available in an electronic version via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.pic-an11279228

P808.

Related Material Related material: Papers of Sir Douglas Mawson, 1911-1931; National Library of Australia manuscript collection MS 6650. 
Index/Finding Aid Note List available. 
Subjects Mawson, Douglas, - Sir, - 1882-1958 - Photograph collections.  |  Australasian Antarctic Expedition, - (1911-1914) - Photographs.  |  British Antarctic Expedition, - (1907-1909) - Photographs.  |  Antarctica - Photographs.
Other authors/contributors Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962  |  Laseron, Charles Francis

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PIC Box Q44 #P808/1-433 Pictures & Manuscripts Reading Room
PIC P808/434-477 LOC Drawer Q44 Pictures & Manuscripts Reading Room

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