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[Mertz at the snow covered entrance of a hut. Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914] [picture] / Hurley
Bib ID 3122262
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
 
Online Versions
Description [between 1911 and 1912] 
1 photograph : gelatin silver ; image 21.3 x 16 cm. 
Series

Sir Douglas Mawson collection of Antarctic photographs.

Summary

Xavier Mertz was stationed at Adelie Land Station, Main Base. In charge of the greenland dogs.

Notes

The identity of the person in the photograph is uncertain as he has been identified as Mertz in one publication and Hodgeman in another publication.

Part of collection: Sir Douglas Mawson collection of Antarctic photographs.

"Neg. W50 (Hurley)"--In pencil on verso.

Condition: Good.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-141769515

Published in: The home of the blizzard : being the story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914 / by Sir Douglas Mawson. Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press, 1996.

Reverse of image identifying A.J. Hodgeman as the subject published in: The home of the blizzard : being the story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914 / by Sir Douglas Mawson. London : W. Heinemann, 1915.

Subjects Mertz, Xavier, -1913 -- Portraits.  |  Australasian Antarctic Expedition, (1911-1914) -- Photographs.
Also Titled

An incident in March soon after completion of the hut, Hodgeman, the night watchman returning from his rounds outside pushes his way into the veranda through the rapidly accumulating drift snow, Adelie Land [Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914]

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