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Antarctic Photos

Century old Antarctic images discovered in Captain Scott's hut

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Sea and sky
Sea and sky
Cellulose nitrate processed sheet film negative (silver gelatine). One of a group adhered together and found in Captain Scott's 1911 expedition base, Cape Evans, Antarctica, by Antarctic Heritage Trust (NZ) conservators. Photo taken by Ernest Shackleton's Ross Sea Party 1914-1917. There is some mould staining around edge of image.
Conservation Laboratory, Scott Base
The Trust has built mobile conservation labs for our conservators working on the artefact collections. The conservators are either based onsite at the historic huts or work from New Zealand's Scott Base.