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A dog-sledge at rest, with 'Endurance' (1912) in the background

Historic Photographs

Object details:

Object ID P7
Description A view across the broken ice floes towards 'Endurance' (1912), a wooden auxiliary discovery barquentine, in the far background. In the foreground is the dog-sledge Hurley was using that day to move equipment when taking photographs. The seven dogs are lying on the ground with one of the crew standing next to the sledge.
Date made 1915

Artist/Maker Hurley, James Francis
Place made Weddell Sea
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials Gelatine dry plate
Measurements Overall: 84 mm x 108 mm
  • A dog-sledge at rest, with 'Endurance' (1912) in the background (P7)
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