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Ocean Camp established on the ice, Weddell Sea

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Object ID P15
Description A general view of Ocean Camp sometime after its establishment on abandoning 'Endurance' (1912) on 28 October 1915. Most of the dog-sledges are ready packed in the foreground with the dogs in harness. The left hand sledge is unpacked being worked on. In the background can be seen the crews' tents and a wind break. Washing is hanging on a line between two oars.
Date made November - late December 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
  • Ocean Camp established on the ice, Weddell Sea (P15)
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