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Picture Library catalogue: Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-1916


The night watchmen, having a game of chess


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Accession no.: P66/18/28
Title: The night watchmen, having a game of chess
Description: Two men seated playing a game of chess. Frank Hurley seated in a wicker chair on the left and Leonard Hussey (meteorologist) seated opposite him,study the chess board. In the foreground, placed on a wooden table are the remnants of a meal, including opened tins of sardines, bread, knives and forks, mugs and teapot.
  • Width: 205mm, height: 154mm
Location: Weddell Sea
Image by: Hurley, James Francis (Frank)
Colour or B&W?: Black and white