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The end of the Shackleton Expedition ship "Endurance". After being held in the ice for nine months, the ship was finally crushed by the tremendous pressure of the ice surrounding it [1 November 1915] [picture] / Frank Hurley
Bib ID 860066
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
 
Online Versions
Description 1915 
1 photograph : gelatin silver ; 34.7 x 28.5 cm., on mount 50.2 x 40.7 cm. 
Series

Hurley collection of photographic prints.

Notes

Part of collection: Hurley collection of photographic prints.

Condition: Good.

Related negative in the Hurley negative collection: FH/1048.

Caption: "The end of the Shackleton Expedition ship "Endurance". After being held in the ice for nine months, the ship was finally crushed by the tremendous pressure of the ice surrounding it"--Lower left.

"The memorial exhibition of the late Frank Hurley O.B.E. A Kodak presentation"--Printed on mount.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-147383799

Published in: Shackelton's argonauts : a saga of the Antarctic ice-packs / Frank Hurley. Sydney : Angus and Robertson, 1948. Caption: "The floes came together again, and under their irresistible squeeze the timbers gave way and the waters rushed in; the ship was dead."

Subjects Endurance (Ship) -- Photographs.  |  Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, (1914-1917) -- Photographs.  |  Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration -- Photographs.
Exhibited Exhibited: In a New Light: Australian Photography 1850s-1930s, National Library of Australia, 9 October 2003 - 26 January 2004. 

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