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Picture Library catalogue: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04

 

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Here you can browse the complete listing of all the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (BNAE 1901-04) items.

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There are 815 items in this collection, of which 150 are shown below. Use the navigation to view more pages.

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Young Emperor Penguins frozen

Record: P83/6/1/2/65

Group of frozen penguin chicks on a crate with some eggs in a net.

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Ridges near Pram Point

Record: P83/6/1/2/66

View of ridges of ice.

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Ridges near Pram Point

Record: P83/6/1/2/67

View of ridges of ice.

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Ridges near Pram Point

Record: P83/6/1/2/68

View of ridges of ice.

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Seal, Pram Point

Record: P83/6/1/2/69

View of a seal on the ice. Ridged ice behind.

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The Mess No.3

Record: P83/6/1/2/7

A group of six men seated on deck of ship. The man front centre is holding a dog. Seated front left: PO Edgar Evans

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Seal Rookery, Pram Point

Record: P83/6/1/2/70

View of a seals on the ice. A mother and young seal in foreground.

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Large fish caught 1st October 1903

Record: P83/6/1/2/71

Side view of a dead fish suspended on string with mouth wide open.

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Barne's Barrier sledge party

Record: P83/6/1/2/72

Group of six men pose for the camera beside a sledge. Other men and loaded sledges on the ice behind.

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Waiting to harpoon seal at fish hole

Record: P83/6/1/2/73

A man stands beside a hole in the ice. He is holding a harpoon.

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Mount Erebus

Record: P83/6/1/2/74

View across snow and ice to snow covered mountain.

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Back of Variation Observatory

Record: P83/6/1/2/75

View across snow and ice to a mound of snow and a hut behind to the right. Hillside beyond.

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Captain's Western sledge party

Record: P83/6/1/2/76

Group of six men pose for the camera beside a sledge. Captain Scott standing centre.

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Digging hole for blasting

Record: P83/6/1/2/77

Three men digging a hole in the snow.

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Royds Barrier sledge party

Record: P83/6/1/2/78

Group of six men seated and standing beside a sledge.

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Explosion

Record: P83/6/1/2/79

Explosion in the ice. The ship Discovery is to the left of the explosion. Snow covered hills in background.

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The Mess No.4

Record: P83/6/1/2/8

A group of seven men seated on deck of ship. Six of the men are holding puppies, one man is holding a dog. Seated front left: Frank Wild? and front right (with pipe): Tom Crean

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Blasting

Record: P83/6/1/2/80

View across snow and ice to equipment on the ground beside a man-made hole in the ice. Hills beyond.

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Royds Barrier sledge party starting

Record: P83/6/1/2/81

Six men harnessed to two loaded sledges, set off across the ice. The ship Discovery held fast in the ice behind.

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Western Glacier, scene in lateral moraine

Record: P83/6/1/2/82

Rock and shingle covered hillside which comes down to a glacier.

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Western Glacier, side of glacier

Record: P83/6/1/2/83

View of side of glacier showing the different layers of ice, snow and rock. A man stands at the bottom to show scale.

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Western Glacier, Hanging glacier

Record: P83/6/1/2/84

View across snow and ice towards a glacier coming down a mountainside.

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Cathedral Rock, Ice Fall

Record: P83/6/1/2/85

View across snow and ice to a man sitting on a sledge with an icefall behind him and mountains in the distance.

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Tributary cascade

Record: P83/6/1/2/86

View of a cascade of snow and ice (glacier) coming down the mountain.

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Cascade, right bank

Record: P83/6/1/2/87

View across snow and ice to a man standing inbetween a pitched tent and a sledge. Mountains and a glacier behind.

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Looking up big Western Glacier from Entrance

Record: P83/6/1/2/88

View across snow and ice to a mountain range. Two tents and two sledges in foreground, right side.

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View of Valley in foothills showing terminal face of glacier. Western Mountains in background

Record: P83/6/1/2/89

View across valley floor to a glacier and mountains beyond.

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The Mess No.5

Record: P83/6/1/2/9

A group of six men seated on deck of ship holding puppies and a dog.

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Near view of face of glacier, Western Mountains

Record: P83/6/1/2/90

Side view of glacier.

Panorama of Discovery Bay

Record: P83/6/1/2/91

View of mountain range and coastline with bay in foreground.

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South Western part of Discovery Bay

Record: P83/6/1/2/92

View of mountain range and coastline with bay. Photograph taken from above.

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Commencement of Pinnacle ice on part of Northern Face

Record: P83/6/1/2/93

View of ridged ice with mountains in the background.

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Interior of hut

Record: P83/6/1/2/94

Interior view of the hut showing pendulum apparatus and various other items of equipment including a kettle.

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Neve Valley, Foothills to Western Mountains on South Side of Ferrar Glacier

Record: P83/6/1/2/95

View across snow and ice to mountains. A man, smoking a pipe, stands on the right in foreground.

Panorama of Western Mountains

Record: P83/6/1/2/96

Panoramic view across snow and ice to mountain range and glacier. Western Glacier. Looking ENE down Ferrar Glacier. Cathedral Rocks on right and High Peak on left. Man in foreground far left.

Panorama of Western Mountains

Record: P83/6/1/2/97

Panoramic view across snow and ice to mountain range and glacier. Western Glacier, Ferrar Glacier, Camp, Kukri Hills, Solitary Rocks, Royal Society Range, Knob Head Mountain, New Mountain, Beacon Heights, Pyramid Mountain, Finger Mountain ice fall

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Ice sawing

Record: P83/6/1/3/1

Group of six men sawing ice. Five of the men are pulling on ropes, which are attached to a frame of wooden poles. Another man is working the saw.

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Party transporting collections to Relief Ships

Record: P83/6/1/3/10

A large group of men man-hauling three loaded sledges acrosss the ice. Mountain in background.

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Ship after big gale

Record: P83/6/1/3/100

Starboard side view of the ship Discovery held fast in the ice. The ship has been covered with snow. Snow covered hills in the background.

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Moonlight view of ship in winter

Record: P83/6/1/3/101

View of the ship Discovery held fast in the ice. The ship has been covered with snow.

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Captain's sledging journey, Erebus Bay

Record: P83/6/1/3/102

Two men with a loaded sledge on the ice beside the ship Discovery, which is held fast in the ice.

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South West sledging trip, among the morainic ice

Record: P83/6/1/3/103

One man sits on a loaded sledge (right), three other men stand beside another sledge (left). Large formation of ice and snow behind them.

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South West sledging trip

Record: P83/6/1/3/104

Three men with a sledge on the ice with ridges of ice all around them.

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Ice mushroom

Record: P83/6/1/3/105

Interesting ice formation in the shape of a mushroom.

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Camp near Black Island

Record: P83/6/1/3/106

Two tents pitched on the ice surrounded by equipment. A man and a sledge to right.

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Slopes of Mount Terror near camp

Record: P83/6/1/3/107

View across snow and ice to top of mountain.

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Morainic ice

Record: P83/6/1/3/108

View across snow and ice to ridges of ice.

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Sledging trip to Mt Terror and Cape Crozier

Record: P83/6/1/3/109

Five men on skis manhauling a laden sledge across the snow and ice. A sail has been attached to the sledge.

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Sledge load of gun cotton charges for blasting

Record: P83/6/1/3/11

A sledge on the ice loaded with round tins containing gun cotton charges. Mountain in background.

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Skelton, plane table surveying

Record: P83/6/1/3/110

Reginald Skelton, smoking a pipe, stands on the ice next to a plane table.

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Camp after five days blizzard

Record: P83/6/1/3/111

Two tents pitched on the ice are almost covered by snow.

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Close view of hummocky ridge

Record: P83/6/1/3/112

View across ice and snow to a ridge of pressure ice. A man stands in middle distance.

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Party just returned from hummocky ridge

Record: P83/6/1/3/113

Three men stand on the ice holding ice axes and ropes. Another man is seated amongst camping equipment behind them.

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Tent cooking equipment

Record: P83/6/1/3/114

Primus stove and other cooking equipment piled together on the snow.

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Emperor Penguins

Record: P83/6/1/3/116

Large group of Emperor penguins on the ice with snow covered rocks in background.

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Weddell seal calf

Record: P83/6/1/3/117

A young seal on the ice looks towards the camera.

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Main Western sledging party, getting ready

Record: P83/6/1/3/118

A group of men standing beside fully laden sledges on the ice. The front sledges have sails attached to them.

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Adelie penguins at mail cairn rookery

Record: P83/6/1/3/119

Two men standing amongst nesting Adelie penguins. One of the men is bending down close to a post holding the mail canisters, which is supported by a cairn of rocks.

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Pilbeam and Kennar, torpedo men fitting detonators to charges

Record: P83/6/1/3/12

Two men seated (one on a sledge, one on a crate) carrying out work with detonators. Mountain in background.

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Emperor penguins at Cape Crozier rookery

Record: P83/6/1/3/120

A group of six Emperor penguins stand on the ice. Iceberg in the background.

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Royds with Albino Penguin

Record: P83/6/1/3/121

Lieutenant Royds stands on the ice holding a pole and two penguins tied with rope.

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The ice saw

Record: P83/6/1/3/122

A saw for cutting through ice attached to a system of block and tackle and frame of wooden poles. Hut in background.

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Watering ships, tanks and boilers

Record: P83/6/1/3/123

Three men working on the ice, collecting snow and ice. Sledges, wooden crates and a shovel beside them.

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Captain's sledging party starting west

Record: P83/6/1/3/124

Six men are man-hauling a sledge, which has a sail attached to it. Captain Scott in front (hat with wide brim). Another man watches from the side. Snow covered hillside in background.

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Gun cotton explosion under ice

Record: P83/6/1/3/13

Four men stand on the ice looking at spray from an under water explosion. Hills in background.

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The explosion

Record: P83/6/1/3/14

View of a large spray of snow and ice. Hills and hut in background.

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Dog sledge team, Observation Hill

Record: P83/6/1/3/15

Two men with six dogs harnessed together stand on the ice. Bowsprit of ship to left. Hill in background.

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Digging away snow drift from ship's side, Discovery

Record: P83/6/1/3/16

Two men shoveling snow away from the side of the ship Discovery.

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The look out station

Record: P83/6/1/3/17

A man, smoking a pipe, reclines on rocks and looks through a telescope which is perched on a pile of rocks.

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Relief ships approaching as fast ice breaks up

Record: P83/6/1/3/18

View across sea and ice to two sailing ships alongside the ice.

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Panorama. Hut Point to Cape Armitage, birds eye view from Arrival Bay

Record: P83/6/1/3/19

View from mountain side to sailing ship and pack ice in distance. Panorama with P83/6/1/3/21.

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The sawing tent

Record: P83/6/1/3/2

View of a tent pitched on the ice.

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Discovery, Morning and Terra Nova at Discovery Winter Quarters

Record: P83/6/1/3/20

The three ships Discovery, Morning and Terra Nova together at Discovery winter quarters. The ship Discovery on the left is held fast in the ice. Mountains in background.

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Panorama. Hut Point to Cape Armitage, birds eye view from Arrival Bay

Record: P83/6/1/3/21

View from mountain side of sea covered in ice to mountains in the distance. Panorama with P83/6/1/3/19.

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Discovery just freed from ice

Record: P83/6/1/3/22

The ship Discovery surrounded by sea ice. Another ship in the background with mountains in the distance.

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Place in fast ice just vacated by Discovery

Record: P83/6/1/3/23

Broken and churned up ice alongside fast ice. Snow covered mountains in background.

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Isaac Weller

Record: P83/6/1/3/24

Able Seaman Isaac Wellar standing on the deck of a ship, smoking a pipe. He is wearing a jacket with the hood up and is holding onto a rope.

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Gilbert Scott

Record: P83/6/1/3/25

Corporal Gilbert Scott RMLI standing on skis holding a ski pole. Two ships in background.

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Oak Cross erected in memory of George Vince

Record: P83/6/1/3/26

A wooden memorial cross stands on a cairn made from rocks, with a flagpole behind. Hut Point.

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Taking in stores from Terra Nova

Record: P83/6/1/3/27

A man stands on the deck of a ship beside a pile of wooden crates with another ship alongside.

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Upper deck of Terra Nova, Discovery alongside

Record: P83/6/1/3/28

View of the upper deck of the ship Terra Nova, with the ship Discovery alongside. In the foreground are two men moving a box. Two other men are also on deck, one beside a lifeboat and one beside some rigging.

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Discovery and Terra Nova alongside coaling

Record: P83/6/1/3/29

View across pack ice to two sailing ships alongside.

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Seals among ice hummocks

Record: P83/6/1/3/3

View of three seals on the snow with hummocked ice in background.

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Mount Melbourne from Wood Bay

Record: P83/6/1/3/30

View across sea to snow covered shore and mountain beyond.

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Part of Coulman Island, Cape Wadworth

Record: P83/6/1/3/31

View across sea to snow covered shore and cliff side.

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Typical Antarctic tabular iceberg

Record: P83/6/1/3/32

View across sea to a tabular iceberg.

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Antarctic Iceberg

Record: P83/6/1/3/33

View across sea to an iceberg.

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Possession Island

Record: P83/6/1/3/34

View across snow and sea to a sailing ship, with sails furled. Ship's company are gathered on the deck.

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Robertson Bay, Admiralty Range

Record: P83/6/1/3/35

View from shore across sea and sea ice to the two ships Terra Nova and Discovery.

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Southern Cross Hut from Robertson Bay

Record: P83/6/1/3/36

View across sea and sea ice to a hut which has been built on the land near to the sea shore.

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Diomedea Melanophrys

Record: P83/6/1/3/37

Side view of a Black-browed Albatross (Diomedea melanophris), standing on the deck of a ship.

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Worcester training ship cheering Discovery

Record: P83/6/1/3/38

View across the river Thames to the training ship Worcester. The ship's company are in the rigging and on deck. Small boats at anchor to right and tree lined coast in background.

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Ship in dry dock, Dundee

Record: P83/6/1/3/39

The ship Discovery in dry dock. Photograph taken from the bow.

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Cow Weddell seal, Seal Bay

Record: P83/6/1/3/4

View of a female seal on the snow with hummocked ice in background.

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Position of propeller after accident

Record: P83/6/1/3/40

Side view (starboard) of the propeller of the ship, whilst in dry dock.

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Armitage at compass

Record: P83/6/1/3/41

Lieutenant Albert Armitage, dressed in civilian clothes, standing on the deck of the ship looking down at the compass. Three other men behind him.

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Officers and Sir Leopald McClintock

Record: P83/6/1/3/42

Officers standing on the deck of the ship Discovery with Sir Leopald McClintock (top hat). Reginald Skelton? (left, hand on hip), Captain Robert Falcon Scott (centre with sword). Ernest Shackleton behind.

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Sorting and cleaning

Record: P83/6/1/3/43

Men on deck. One man in the foreground is bending over some pots, with tins stacked behind him. The men are all wearing clothes for the tropics.

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Preparing the sail bath

Record: P83/6/1/3/44

A bath made from a sail has been strung up on the deck of the ship. It is being filled with water from a hose.

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Neptune and His Court, Crossing Line

Record: P83/6/1/3/45

A group of men in fancy dress stand on the deck of the ship. Crossing the Line ceremony.

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The Cook's Mate

Record: P83/6/1/3/46

A man, with back to the camera, is on the deck of a ship holding a hen. Wooden cage beside him. Sails unfurled.

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Landing place, Trinidad Island

Record: P83/6/1/3/47

A small promontory of land sticking out into the sea.

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Gannet on nest

Record: P83/6/1/3/48

A Gannet sits on it's nest which has been made on weathered wood. Rocky hillside and tussoked grass behind.

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Some of the landing party

Record: P83/6/1/3/49

A group of men wearing clothes for the tropics including pith helmets are gathered on the sea shore with various items of equipment.

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Koettlitz and Delbridge dragging for sea weed

Record: P83/6/1/3/5

Two men stand on the ice pulling on a rope.

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The landing party

Record: P83/6/1/3/50

A group of men wearing clothes for the tropics including pith helmets are gathered on the sea shore. A man in the foreground is holding a rifle.

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A nest on the hillside

Record: P83/6/1/3/51

A bird sits on a nest on a rocky hillside.

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South Trinidad Island from North

Record: P83/6/1/3/52

View across sea to an island.

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Our first shark

Record: P83/6/1/3/53

A shark hangs from a wooden beam on the deck of the ship.

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Tern on rock

Record: P83/6/1/3/54

Two terns on a rocky hillside. There is an egg to the right of one of the birds.

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Improvised studding sail in Westerlies

Record: P83/6/1/3/55

A ship under sail with an extra sail attached to the lower yard arm. Photograph taken from the port side.

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Albatross

Record: P83/6/1/3/56

Two men demonstrate the wing span of an albatross on board ship. The man on right, smoking a pipe, is Reginald Skelton.

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HMS Gibraltar cheering Discovery

Record: P83/6/1/3/57

View across sea to the Royal Navy Flagship HMS Gibraltar, with ships company on deck and in the rigging.

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Airing meteorographs

Record: P83/6/1/3/58

Four boxes (meteorographs) dangling from a beam on the side of the ship.

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The funnel and main mast

Record: P83/6/1/3/59

View from the deck looking up at the ship's funnel and rigging on main mast. A man stands on the crosstrees.

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Scott and Blissett bringing in seal meat

Record: P83/6/1/3/6

Two men pull a sledge by a single rope. Seal meat on the sledge.

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In the Westerlies. The Monkey poop

Record: P83/6/1/3/60

View from the deck looking along the bowsprit to the sea beyond. A man stands beside some machinery on the low poop deck.

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Under the boats

Record: P83/6/1/3/61

View of the deck underneath the life boats, with a coil of rope against the side.

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Scamp, Aberdeen Terrier

Record: P83/6/1/3/62

A small black dog sits on the deck of the ship looking through the life belt.

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Group on Bridge

Record: P83/6/1/3/63

Group of six men on the bridge of the ship Discovery. Left to right (standing) Barne, Ferrar, Koettlitz, Shackleton, (seated) Wilson, Hodgson.

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Armitage, sights

Record: P83/6/1/3/64

Lieutenant Armitage on the deck of the ship using a sextant to take sights for navigation.

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Group on Monkey poop, bird fishing

Record: P83/6/1/3/65

Group of five men fishing from the side of the ship. All are facing away from the camera.

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Royds, Officer of Watch

Record: P83/6/1/3/66

Lieutenant Royds standing on the bridge of the ship beside the compass.

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Deep sea sounding

Record: P83/6/1/3/67

Two men stand on a small platform on the outside of the ship. They are operating mechanical apparatus with a rope reaching down to the sea. Another two men look on from the deck above them.

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The Garstang net

Record: P83/6/1/3/68

A net suspended from a pulley system on the side of the ship.

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Sooty Albatross

Record: P83/6/1/3/69

A dead Albatross positioned on canvas on the deck of the ship.

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Living Hut, looking south west

Record: P83/6/1/3/7

View across snow to the roof of a wooden hut built on the snow and ice.

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Loose drift ice

Record: P83/6/1/3/70

View across sea with very open pack ice and fragments of ice in foreground.

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Lane cut by ships through drift ice

Record: P83/6/1/3/71

View across sea with very open pack ice and fragments of ice in foreground.

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Close drift ice

Record: P83/6/1/3/72

View across sea covered with ice.

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Maori visitors on board at Lyttelton, New Zealand

Record: P83/6/1/3/73

A group of smartly dressed Maori people pose for the camera on board ship.

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New Zealand sheep by after deck house

Record: P83/6/1/3/74

A flock of sheep on the deck of the ship.

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Deck cargo of coal

Record: P83/6/1/3/75

Bags of coal piled up on the deck of the ship. Lifeboat behind.

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Captain and Armitage on Bridge

Record: P83/6/1/3/76

Two men stand on the Bridge of the ship Discovery.

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Barne and Blanco

Record: P83/6/1/3/77

Lieutenant Barne and the dog named 'Blanco', standing on the deck of the ship.

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Dog kennels on Forecastle at sea

Record: P83/6/1/3/78

Dog kennels on the deck of the ship, together with bucket, ropes and other equipment. A dog sits beside one of the kennels.

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Ship in pack ice

Record: P83/6/1/3/79

The ship Discovery under full sail in the pack ice. A man pulls a rope in the foreground.

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Thermometer stand

Record: P83/6/1/3/8

View of a wooden post with thermometer positioned in the snow. A hut behind with the masts of a ship and mountain beyond.

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Watering ship in pack ice

Record: P83/6/1/3/80

A group of men on the ice below the ship Discovery.

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Glacier and rocks at Cape Wadworth

Record: P83/6/1/3/81

View across sea from the side of the ship to a glacier and rocky coastline.

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Cape Adare showing Sister rocks and penguins

Record: P83/6/1/3/82

View across sea to an extension of land jutting out into the sea. Penguins on floating ice in the foreground.

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Cape Wadworth glacier and rocks

Record: P83/6/1/3/83

View across sea to an extension of land jutting out into the sea, with a glacier on left.

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Capes Jones and Constance from South

Record: P83/6/1/3/84

View across sea to snow covered land.

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Looking towards Granite Harbour

Record: P83/6/1/3/85

View across sea and open pack ice to snow covered land, mountains and glacier.

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A hill side of Mount Terror above penguin rookery

Record: P83/6/1/3/86

View of a rocky hillside. Two men can just be seen at the top of the hill.

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Snow slopes of Mount Terror

Record: P83/6/1/3/87

View across rocky terrain to snow covered mountain in the distance.

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Snow slopes of Mount Terror

Record: P83/6/1/3/88

View from above of a man sitting on a snow slope with rocky ground to left and a few bergy bits in the sea beyond.

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Mount Terror from the north

Record: P83/6/1/3/89

View across sea to a snow covered mountain and coastline.

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Weddell seal slipping off ice into water

Record: P83/6/1/3/9

A seal enters a hole in the ice.

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Iceberg off Barrier

Record: P83/6/1/3/90

View across sea to a tabular iceberg.