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Museum catalogue: Polar Art Collection


Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance, 1914-16

Accession no.: Y: 2008/19/13
Object name: Sketch
Title: Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance, 1914-16
Description: Pen and ink sketch of Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance amid the Antarctic ice. How served as an able seaman on Shackleton's expedition. He later joined the Merchant Navy and became an amateur artist, contributing illustrations for the Fishers' biography of Shackleton. It is possible Quintin Riley commissioned this some time after their meeting at the 1960 Antarctic Club dinner.
Medium: Sketch
Artist: How, W.E.
Note: See also Y: 2008/19/11.
  • Width: 250mm, height: 175mm