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"The Aurora" photographed through a picturesque formation of frozen sea spray in Commonwealth Bay. Mawson Expedition 1911 [picture] / Frank Hurley
Bib ID 863520
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
 
Online Versions
Description [between 1911 and 1914] 
1 photograph : gelatin silver ; 25.8 x 33.8 cm., on mount 50.4 x 40.6 cm. 
Series

Hurley collection of photographic prints.

Notes

Part of collection: Hurley collection of photographic prints.

Condition: Good.

Caption: "'The Aurora' photographed through a picturesque formation of frozen sea spray in Commonwealth Bay. Mawson Expedition 1911."--Lower left.

"With Shackleton to the Antarctic. Photography by Frank Hurley O.B.E. A Kodak presentation."--Printed on mount.

Related negative in the Hurley negative collection: FH/1036.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-147385640

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. v. II, 1915, facing p. 164.

Subjects Aurora (Ship) -- Photographs.  |  Australasian Antarctic Expedition, (1911-1914) -- Photographs.  |  Sea ice -- Antarctica -- Commonwealth Bay -- Photographs.  |  Commonwealth Bay (Antarctica) -- 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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