National Library of Australia

You must be logged in to Tag Records
[Ernest Shackleton, Captain Frank Worsley and crew setting out from Elephant Island, Easter Monday, 24 April 1916, Shackleton expedition] [picture] : [Antarctica] / [Frank Hurley]
Bib ID 970745
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline
Author
Hurley, Frank, 1885-1962
 
Online Versions
Description [1916] 
1 photograph : gelatin silver ; 24.2 x 31 cm. + 1 folded sheet. 
Series

Hurley collection of photographic prints.

Notes

Part of the Hurley collection of photographic prints.

Published in Argonauts of the south, 1925, facing p. 259. Detail also published in Shackleton's South, 1919, facing p. 160 with the caption: Launching the James Caird on the relief voyage to South Georgia. The boat was but a frail cockle-shell with an improvised deck made from fragments of canvas and packing case lids. The successful crossing of 750 miles of tempestuous icy sub-Antarctic Ocean is one of the greatest feats in the annals of exploration.

Hurley series: Antarctica.

Used with clouds in composite PIC FH/1073. Reshot.

Related negative in the Hurley negative collection: PIC FH/1033.

Accompanied by handwritten description of photograph on 1 folded sheet.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-147387655

Subjects Boats and boating -- Antarctica -- Photographs.
Also Titled

Launching the James Caird on the relief voyage to South Georgia

Exhibited Exhibited: "In a New Light: Australian Photography 1850s-1930s", National Library of Australia, 9 Oct. 03-26 Jan. 04. 
000 02040ckd a22003251a 4500
001 970745
005 20180918181304.0
008 030710q19101962xx nnn            ineng d
019 1 |a24777997
035 |9(AuCNLDY)3406805
035 |a970745
040 |aANL|beng
100 1 |aHurley, Frank,|d1885-1962.
245 1 0 |a[Ernest Shackleton, Captain Frank Worsley and crew setting out from Elephant Island, Easter Monday, 24 April 1916, Shackleton expedition]|h[picture] :|b[Antarctica] /|c[Frank Hurley].
246 1 3 |aLaunching the James Caird on the relief voyage to South Georgia
260 |c[1916]
300 |a1 photograph :|bgelatin silver ;|c24.2 x 31 cm. +|e1 folded sheet.
500 |aPart of the Hurley collection of photographic prints.
500 |aPublished in Argonauts of the south, 1925, facing p. 259. Detail also published in Shackleton's South, 1919, facing p. 160 with the caption: Launching the James Caird on the relief voyage to South Georgia. The boat was but a frail cockle-shell with an improvised deck made from fragments of canvas and packing case lids. The successful crossing of 750 miles of tempestuous icy sub-Antarctic Ocean is one of the greatest feats in the annals of exploration.
500 |aHurley series: Antarctica.
500 |aUsed with clouds in composite PIC FH/1073. Reshot.
500 |aRelated negative in the Hurley negative collection: PIC FH/1033.
500 |aAccompanied by handwritten description of photograph on 1 folded sheet.
530 |aAlso available online|uhttp://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-147387655
585 |aExhibited: "In a New Light: Australian Photography 1850s-1930s", National Library of Australia, 9 Oct. 03-26 Jan. 04.
650 0 |aBoats and boating|zAntarctica|vPhotographs.
773 0 |iIn collection:|tHurley collection of photographic prints|w(AKIN)24539066
830 0 |aHurley collection of photographic prints.
856 4 1 |zNational Library of Australia digitised item|uhttp://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-147387655
984 |aANL|cPIC FH/10902 LOC H3/9
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.