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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Glacier, Elephant Island

Accession no.: N: 1215
Object name: Watercolour and pencil
Title: Glacier, Elephant Island
Description: Watercolour by George Marston, Shackleton's Endurance Expedition, 1914-17.
Medium: Watercolour and pencil
Artist: Marston, George Edward
Note: Text, on note: 'The spots are drops of blubber oil from one of my meals, as these drawings had to be kept in my sleeping bag. Such accidents were unaviodable even with the greatest care. G. Marston'.
  • Picture: Width: 380mm, height: 250mm
  • mount: Width: 555mm, height: 405mm