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Picture Library catalogue: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09

 

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Here you can browse the complete listing of all the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (BAE 1907-09) items.

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There are 547 items in this collection, of which 97 are shown below. Use the navigation to view more pages.

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Dogs and Emperor Penguins

Record: P68/76/77

Three dogs and two Emperor penguins face each other at the camp.

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Men and dogs outside hut

Record: P68/76/78

Two men and dogs outside the base hut. Boxes and other items are strewn around, including a gramophone horn.

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The ponies of the Southern Journey

Record: P68/76/79

Men and ponies standing on the ice.

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Emperors penguins collected round a boat

Record: P68/76/8

A group of Emperor penguins standing on the ice beside a rowing boat.

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Bernard Day

Record: P68/76/80

Bernard Day stands holding a box by it's strap (camera?) and looks down at a dog. Penguins behind.

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Motor car

Record: P68/76/81

Side view of an Arrol-Johnson motor car

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Bernard Day

Record: P68/76/82

Bernard Day stands holding a box (camera?) in left hand, with right hand in jacket pocket.

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Bernard Day

Record: P68/76/83

Bernard Day sits on deck of a ship holding a pipe with a dog on either side.

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Ernest Shackleton

Record: P68/76/84

Ernest Shackleton stands on the deck of a ship holding a balaclava.

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Ernest Shackleton

Record: P68/76/85

Ernest Shackleton stands on the deck of a ship wearing a balaclava.

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Ernest Shackleton

Record: P68/76/86

Ernest Shackleton sits on the deck of a ship wearing a wide brimmed hat.

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Ernest Shackleton

Record: P68/76/87

Ernest Shackleton stands with hands on hips.

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Start for Button Point. December 8, 1908

Record: P68/76/88

Raymond Priestley stands next to a laden sledge with a dog. Two other men stand behind.

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James Murray and Raymond Priestley in shaft in lake at Cape Royds. June 1908

Record: P68/76/89

James Murray and Raymond Priestley in shaft cut in the ice with a lantern as the main light source.

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Emperor Penguin

Record: P68/76/9

An Emperor penguin. Photograph out of focus.

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Raymond Priestley

Record: P68/76/90

Head and shoulders portrait of Raymond Priestley.

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Raymond Priestley

Record: P68/76/91

Raymond Priestley wearing windproof clothing and fur gloves.

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Raymond Priestley

Record: P68/76/92

Raymond Priestley leans on a mound of rock.

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Raymond Priestley

Record: P68/76/93

Raymond Priestley sitting on a mound of rocks (kenyte).

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Edgeworth David

Record: P68/76/94

Edgeworth David wearing a hat.

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Edgeworth David

Record: P68/76/95

Edgeworth David wearing windproof clothing.

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Edgeworth David

Record: P68/76/96

Edgeworth David stands beside a pole with flag, which is protuding from a mound of rocks covered in snow.

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Edgeworth David

Record: P68/76/97

Edgeworth David standing on the deck of a ship.

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Edgeworth David

Record: P68/76/98

Edgeworth David standing on the deck of a ship wearing windproof clothing and a balaclava.

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Alister Forbes Mackay

Record: P68/76/99

Alister Forbes Mackay stands on the deck of a ship, with knotted scarf around his neck.

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View of the front of the hut with the debris collected during the winter. Flaggstaff Pt in the background

Record: P98/9/1

View of snow covered hillside and men surrounded by boxes and other pieces of equipment.

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Armytage in a trench dug in the ice at Clear Lake with the idea of taking temperatures at different depths in the ice.

Record: P98/9/10

View of Bernard Armytage in a trench standing against an up turned sledge. He is wearing fur gloves and a hood.

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Masses of frozen sea spray which buried large quantities of our stores after a blizzard. Digging out the stores.

Record: P98/9/11

Two men digging boxes out of the snow and ice.

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The Emperor penguins had just been killed for specimens and the Adelie penguin being frightened of the dogs came up and insisted on making friends with Joyce and myself.

Record: P98/9/12

A man sits on the ice with a dog and Adelie penguin. Another dog and two dead penguins are close by.

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Four of the Manchurian ponies held by Mackay. In the foreground is to be seen the bow of a sledge loaded with coal and the stern of one loaded with carbide

Record: P98/9/13

A man with four ponies standing on the snow. Sledges in the foreground.

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Manchurian ponies with Armytage and Mackay

Record: P98/9/14

Two men standing on the ice with a group of ponies. A loaded sledge in the foreground.

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Preparing for sledging

Record: P98/9/15

A group of men in the hut. Frank Wild (smoking a pipe) works on a sledge. Left to right: Priestley, Shackleton, Adams, Day, Wild, Armytage, Mackay, Joyce.

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The Old Curiosity Shop. David and Mawson's cubicle

Record: P98/9/16

Cubicle in hut shared by David and Mawson. Full of clothes, bedding, books and various other objects.

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Group of shore party in spring of 1908-1909

Record: P98/9/17

Group of expedition members standing and seated on the ice.

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Two members of the ship's crew standing on a loose piece of floe-ice

Record: P98/9/18

Two men standing on an ice floe.

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Murray with a young penguin in his arms in the Rookery

Record: P98/9/19

James Murray stands amongst penguins holding a young penguin in his arms.

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Nimrod in harbour

Record: P98/9/1a

View across sea of the ship Nimrod in harbour. Signed by five members of the expedition: Ernest Joyce, Frank Wild, George Marston, Raymond Priestley, Bernard Day

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A portion of the deck of the Nimrod after a blizzard showing the ventilating shaft and ropes covered with frozen spray

Record: P98/9/2

Ventilating shaft and ropes covered in ice.

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Moonlit sky with reflection on the water. Early part of May 1908

Record: P98/9/20

View over sea to moon and its reflection on the sea. Clouds above.

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Man with hurricane lamp under foot stalactites

Record: P98/9/21

A man with a lit hurricane lamp lays on the ice beneath a formation of foot stalactites.

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Joyce and Wild working on man harness in their cubicle

Record: P98/9/22

Ernest Joyce (left) sits at a table with a sewing machine and Frank Wild (right) smoking a pipe works on a piece of rope. They are surrounded by ropes, harnesses and other pieces of equipment.

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Cape Royds immediately in front of the Hut

Record: P98/9/23

View over snow covered ground with dogs, boxes and other items of equipment to mountains behind.

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Mt Erebus with the foothills in the foreground and Whaleback clouds on the left of picture.

Record: P98/9/24

View over snow covered ground to mountains.

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The motor garage with Day and the motor inside

Record: P98/9/25

View of the garage made of crates beside the main expedition hut, with the car inside. Surrounded by snow covered crates and boxes and other items of equipment

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Snow collected for the water tanks

Record: P98/9/26

Deck of the ship with a pile of snow and a bucket.

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Taking the last stores and dogs from the shore to the ship. One of these boats was smashed in the night

Record: P98/9/27

View of two rowing boats with men inside, bows against the ice.

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Wild on the ship after his return from the Southern Journey

Record: P98/9/29

Two men with hoods over their faces, on the deck of a ship.

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Granite Erratic lying on the Kenyte at Cape Royds

Record: P98/9/3

Large piece of rock on hillside.

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The Nimrod sheltering behind two stranded bergs in Back door Bay

Record: P98/9/30

View across pack ice to the ship Nimrod and two icebergs beyond.

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One of the seas encountered by the Koonya and Nimrod on their way down to the ice

Record: P98/9/31

View across heavy seas of the top of the masts and funnel of a sailing ship.

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Nimrod in heavy pack

Record: P98/9/32

View across hummocked ice to the ship Nimrod

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The sea ice breaking up in Back door Bay forces the Nimrod to retreat to the open sea for a short time

Record: P98/9/33

View across open pack ice to the ship Nimrod

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Nimrod with foresail and upper top sail set running into heavy pack

Record: P98/9/34

View across heavily hummocked ice to the ship Nimrod, with sails unfurled. Men on the bowsprit and yard arm.

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An ice face at the Turk's Head, Ross Island

Record: P98/9/35

View across ice and snow to a cave in the ice.

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Two stranded bergs at Backdoor Bay Cape Royds

Record: P98/9/36

View across sea to ice bergs.

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A typical barrier face showing well marked stratification lines and conchoidal fracture

Record: P98/9/37

View across sea to wall of ice showing glaciological features.

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Another Barrier photograph showing defirmation in the stratification lines

Record: P98/9/38

View across sea to wall of ice showing glaciological features.

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A typical barrier face showing well marked stratification lines and conchoidal fracture

Record: P98/9/39

View across sea to wall of ice showing glaciological features.

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Hoisting stores at Derick(?) Pt up a 30 ft cliff by means of a spare boom and an endless rope. Feb 1908

Record: P98/9/4

A man stands on the edge of a cliff and hoists up a box using a rope and pully system.

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A very prettily undercut portion of the ice foot at the Penguin Rookery, Cape Royds

Record: P98/9/40

A man stands on ice foot looking down at pancake ice below.

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Cave in stranded berg in Backdoor Bay showing well developed icicles and also platy crystals on the floor of the cave

Record: P98/9/41

Ice cave with icicles, illuminated by two hurricane lamps.

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The heavy pack which prevented the Nimrod from reaching King Edward VIIth Land. Feb 1908

Record: P98/9/42

View over sea to pack ice and iceberg.

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The undercut ice foot at Cape Royds during summer

Record: P98/9/43

View of the edge of the icefoot as it reaches the sea. Ice floating in the sea.

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A berg very prettily corroded and tilted by the sea denudation

Record: P98/9/44

Weathered iceberg.

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A killer whale sounding

Record: P98/9/45

View of the Dorsal fin of a whale in the sea. Pack ice beyond.

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Another portion of the barrier face with overhanging edge

Record: P98/9/46

An ice front.

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A penguin

Record: P98/9/47

An Adelie penguin standing on the ice beside a piece of rope.

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A 150 feet cliff which formed the "Chinese Wall" or living extension of the Cape Barne glacier. Five miles south of Winter Quarters

Record: P98/9/48

View over snow and ice to a wall of ice, bare rock in the background.

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Penguins in the nesting season sitting on their young

Record: P98/9/49

An Adelie penguin sitting on its nest with two penguin chicks.

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Day in the motor-car in front of Tent Island ten miles south of Cape Royds

Record: P98/9/5

Bernard Day sits in the motor car on the ice. Mountains in the background.

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Adelie penguins

Record: P98/9/50

A group of adult and young Adelie penguins.

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Emperor penguins and motor car

Record: P98/9/51

A group of Emperor penguins stand on the ice looking at two men standing beside the motor car.

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An angry mother seal with cub

Record: P98/9/52

A seal and her cub on the ice.

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Two Adelie penguins

Record: P98/9/53

Two Adelie penguins standing on rock.

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A seal being hunted

Record: P98/9/54

A seal on the ice with men and ropes behind.

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Crabeater seals quarrelling

Record: P98/9/55

Two crabeater seals with mouths open on the ice close to the sea.

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Adelie penguins

Record: P98/9/56

Two Adelie penguins on their nest.

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At the Magnetic Pole

Record: P98/9/57

Three men standing on the ice with a Union Jack planted in the snow. Left to right: Mackay, David and Mawson.

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The Southern Party encamped at the foot of the Cloudmaker a mountain about 84° S. lat.

Record: P98/9/58

Two tents pitched on the ice with other equipment in a pile to the right of the tents. A man bends down beside one of the tents. Mountain behind.

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Preparing to lay a depot with the motor

Record: P98/9/59

A group of men on the ice with two laden sledges and the motor car.

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The boat left down by the Nimrod when she left us in Feb 1908. The photograph shows the digging out of the boat in the last days of February 1909. She was then launched by dropping her over a fifteen foot cliff

Record: P98/9/6

Four men beside a rowing boat on the ice. Two shovels lay on the ground. Mountains behind.

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An Antarctic Skua gull on its nest

Record: P98/9/60

A Skua gull standing on a rock.

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The old Discovery depot at the Minna Bluff

Record: P98/9/61

The heads of three men can be seen looking out of a pit in the snow. A depot flag on a pole is planted in the snow behind them.

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David, Mackay and Mawson taking possession of South Victoria Land at Cape Bernacchi in the name of the British Empire and his Magesty King Edward VII

Record: P98/9/62

Two men stand on a snow covered rocky hillside with a flag planted in the snow.

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Southern Party, after their return from the south

Record: P98/9/63

Four men stand on the deck of a ship. Left to right: Wild, Shackleton, Marshall, Adams

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The party who laid the Bluff depot for the Southern Party and were the only party to use a dog team

Record: P98/9/64

Three men beside a fully laden sledge and dog team. Left to right: Marston, Joyce, Day

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The start of the Southern Journey, leaving Cape Royds with the ponies

Record: P98/9/65

Four men with four ponies on the ice. Left to right: Sisi and Marshall, back - Adams and Juan, front - Shackleton and Chinaman, Wild and Socks

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Possum, Possum junior and Gwen, Cape Royds

Record: P98/9/66

Three dogs outside the hut. One of the dogs is sitting in a barrel(?)

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Priestley and dogs under snow cornice at Cape Royds, 1908

Record: P98/9/67

Three dogs and a man sitting on the snow.

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Our summer camp in the Ferrar Glacier

Record: P98/9/68

Camp scene with a tent pitched on the ice and a laden sledge in the foreground. Mountains behind

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Bernard Day on Nimrod

Record: P98/9/69

Bernard Day sitting on the deck of the ship Nimrod holding a pipe and with a dog on either side.

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Moonlight at Cape Barne. The reflection is on the sea ice between Inaccessible Island (back of photograph) and Cape Royds (in the foreground). July 1908

Record: P98/9/7

View from shore of moonlight and its reflection on the sea.

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Dunlop, Priestley, Armytage, Mawson and Wild

Record: P98/9/70

Five men lounge on the deck of the ship Nimrod. A sixth men sits on a barrel above them, but is not named. Left to right: Dunlop, Priestley, Armytage. Front: Mawson, Wild (lying down).

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R.E. Priestley and typewriter. Cape Adare 1911

Record: P98/9/71

Raymond Priestley sits at a table reading a book with a typewriter in front of him. Various objects including a fan and a barometer are on the wooden wall behind him.

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Midwinter Day at Cape Adare

Record: P98/9/72

Group of men seated around a table. Sledge flags are hanging from the ceiling. Left to right: Browning, Campbell, Dickason, Levick, Priestley.

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A back view of the Hut showing the Pony Stables roofed with sledges and outside that the motor sledge.

Record: P98/9/8

View of the hut from the back with piles of boxes and sledges covered in snow.

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The skeleton of the hut erected at our Winter Quarters, Cape Royds, Ross Island, Antarctica. 77° 33' S Latitude

Record: P98/9/9

View of the hut being built. Two men leaning on the timber frame.