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Antarctic Photos

Century old Antarctic images discovered in Captain Scott's hut

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Snowy landscape, McMurdo Sound
Snowy landscape, McMurdo Sound
Disturbed snow in foreground. Cellulose nitrate processed sheet film negative. 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. Mould staining around edge of image.
Carsten Borchgrevink's Hut, Cape Adare
George Newnes name can be seen etched on one of the expedition crates. Sir George was a wealthy magazine publisher who granted some GBP40,000 towards the expedition