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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection

 

Elephant Island 1916, showing hut constructed from two ships boats

Image
Accession no.: N: 267
Object name: Watercolour
Title: Elephant Island 1916, showing hut constructed from two ships boats
Description: Watercolour by George Marston, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance) [Weddell Sea party]
Medium: Watercolour
Artist: Marston, George Edward
Note: Text, on note: 'Elephant Island, showing the Hut constructed from two ships boats, standing inverted on rocks, with sides of canvas which I made from old tents. It is a grey foggy morning and the glacier looms through the mist. G. Marston'.
Dimensions:
  • Picture: Width: 370mm, height: 240mm
  • mount: Width: 555mm, height: 405mm