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Picture Library catalogue: Cambridge Expedition to Vatnajökull, 1932

 

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Lashing sledges aboard trawler 'Lord Balfour of Burleigh', 22 June 1932

Record: P48/1/1

Group of nine men on deck of ship tying rope to two wooden sledges, two other men stand close by.

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Transferring to motor boat off Hornafjörður, 25 June 1932

Record: P48/1/10

Men unloading boxes from trawler to a smaller fishing boat alongside. Bridge with lifebuoy for 'Lord Balfour of Burleigh' on right. Sea in background with land in distance.

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Hveragίl, 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/100

View from above of a river running through a canyon.

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Hveragίl, 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/101

View from above of a river running through a canyon.

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Hveragίl, 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/102

View from above of a river running through a canyon.

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Hveragίl, 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/103

View from above of a river running through a canyon.

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Kreppá just south of Vitisvegur, with Kverkfjöll Eystri behind, 21 July 1932

Record: P48/1/104

View of a river running through a mountain valley. Glacier to left and mountains in background.

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Kreppá, with western margin of Brúarjökull, just south of Vitisvegur, 21 July 1932

Record: P48/1/105

View across rocky ground to a glacier. A man stands beside a tent pitched on the rocky ground.

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Kreppá, with western margin of Brúarjökull, just south of Vitisvegur, 21 July 1932

Record: P48/1/106

View of a glacier at water's edge.

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Kreppá, with western margin of Brúarjökull, just south of Vitisvegur, 21 July 1932

Record: P48/1/107

View of a glacier at water's edge.

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Kreppá, with western margin of Brúarjökull, just south of Vitisvegur, 21 July 1932

Record: P48/1/108

View of a glacier at water's edge.

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Kreppá, with western margin of Brúarjökull, just south of Vitisvegur, 21 July 1932

Record: P48/1/109

View of a glacier at water's edge.

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Transferring to motor boat off Hornafjörður, 25 June 1932

Record: P48/1/11

Men unloading boxes from trawler to a smaller fishing boat alongside (out of focus). Rigging in foreground (in focus). Sea in background with land in distance.

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Oasis "A", about 4 miles south of Hvannalindir, 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/110

View of a river in a mountain valley. Mountains in background.

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Oasis "A", about 4 miles south of Hvannalindir, 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/111

View of a river in a mountain valley. Mountains in background.

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Oasis "A", about 4 miles south of Hvannalindir, 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/112

View of a river in a mountain valley. Mountains in background.

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Oasis "A", about 4 miles south of Hvannalindir, 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/113

View of a tent pitched on rocky ground beside a river in a mountain valley. A man stands close to the tent. Mountains in background.

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Oasis "A", about 4 miles south of Hvannalindir, 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/114

View of vegetation including flowers beside a river in a mountain valley. Mountains in background.

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Oasis "A", about 4 miles south of Hvannalindir, 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/115

View of vegetation including flowers and a pool of water, beside a river in a mountain valley. Mountains in background.

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Hveragίl, 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/116

View of a deep, narrow valley with steep rocky sides and a stream flowing through it. A man sits at the top of the rocky side on left.

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Vegetation at Hvannirlindir, 17 July 1932

Record: P48/1/117

View of vegetation and a pool of water, with mountains in the background.

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Vegetation at Hvannirlindir, 17 July 1932

Record: P48/1/118

Close up of vegetation and a pool of water, with mountains in the distance.

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Vegetation at Hvannirlindir, 17 July 1932

Record: P48/1/119

View of a stream of water running through vegetation, with mountains in the distance.

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Quay at Höfn, Hornafjörður, 25 June 1932

Record: P48/1/12

Five men on a wooden quay moving boxes and other equipment, including a sledge. Two of the men are wearing sou'westers and waterproof coats. Sea in background with land in distance.

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Vegetation at Hvannirlindir, 17 July 1932

Record: P48/1/120

View across a pool of water and rocky ground to mountain in background. A man stands on a bank of vegetation beside the pool of water.

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Hvannirlindir. General view, 17 July 1932

Record: P48/1/121

View of a river running through a mountain valley. A tent is pitched on the vegetation close to the water. Mountains in background.

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Hvannirlindir. General view, 17 July 1932

Record: P48/1/122

View of a river meandering through a mountain valley. Mountains in background.

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Lindirkvise, Hvannirlindir, 17 July 1932

Record: P48/1/123

View of a tent pitched on vegetation close to a river running through a mountain valley. Triangular mound beyond.

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Lindirkeilir, Hvannirlindir, 17 July 1932

Record: P48/1/124

View of a river running through a mountain valley. Vegetation on river bank. Mountains in background.

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Iceland ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus islandorum), Hvannirlindir, 20 July 1932

Record: P48/1/125

An Iceland Ptarmigan on the ground amongst rocks.

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Iceland ptarmigan (Lagopus mutus islandorum), Hvannirlindir, 20 July 1932

Record: P48/1/126

An Iceland Ptarmigan on the ground amongst rocks.

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Sand dunes colonized with Melgrass, Hvannirlindir, 20 July 1932

Record: P48/1/127

Close up of grass on a sand dune.

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Hvannirlindir. General view, with Kverkfjöll in distance, 20 July 1932

Record: P48/1/128

View of a river meandering through a mountain valley. Mountains in background.

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B.B. Roberts skinning Whooper Swan, oasis about 4 miles north of Hvannirlindir, 20 July 1932

Record: P48/1/129

Brian Roberts kneeling on the ground beside a dead Whooper Swan. Pair of scissors and a penknife are on the rock beside the swan.

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Loading motor truck at Höfn, Hornafjörður, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/13

Four men stand beside a motor truck which is fully laden with boxes and equipment including a sledge. Another man (partly visible) stands on top of the equipment tying it down with rope. Mountain in background.

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B.B. Roberts carrying Whooper Swan, oasis about 4 miles north of Hvannirlindir, 20 July 1932

Record: P48/1/130

Brian Roberts carries a dead Whooper Swan in his right hand and a pistol in his left. River and mountains in background.

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B.B. Roberts carrying a Ptarmigan, oasis about 4 miles north of Hvannirlindir, 20 July 1932

Record: P48/1/131

Brian Roberts, standing beside a tent, carries a dead Ptarmigan in his left hand and a pistol in his right.

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J.A. Beckett cooking at camp, Sehólar, 2 August 1932

Record: P48/1/132

J.A. Beckett squats down beside a primus stove at the entrance to a tent pitched on grass. Cooking equipment on the ground beside the stove. Box, boots and other equipment beside him. Line of clothes drying behind the tent.

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F.W. Anderson with entomological collecting tubes, Sehólar, 2 August 1932

Record: P48/1/133

F.W. Anderson sitting on a box beside a tent pitched on the grass. He is working with a box of small glass phials with a note book and other equipment beside him.

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Trout fishing with net in Stadará, 2 August 1932

Record: P48/1/134

Two men standing in water with fishing nets. Mountains and valley in background.

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Stadardalur from "Kambryggjuvegur", showing ponies and braided streams, 3 August 1932

Record: P48/1/135

A group of four men and four laden pack ponies stand on rocky ground, with a view of mountain valley and streams below them.

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Camp on southern edge of Vatnajökull, west of Heinabergsjökull, 1 August 1932

Record: P48/1/136

View of two tents pitched on rocky ground with equipment around them. Two men stand beside one of the tents, one man holds a cooking pot. A third man is looking out of the entrance of the the other tent. Glacier in background.

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Mountain Ash (Sorbus aucuparia) in Kalfafellstaður, 3 August 1932

Record: P48/1/137

A small tree growing beside a stone wall.

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Ponies descending "Kambryggjuvegur", Staðardalur, west of Heinabergsjökull, 3 August 1932

Record: P48/1/138

Line of laden pack ponies and men walking on rocky mountain slope.

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Ponies descending "Kambryggjuvegur", Staðardalur, west of Heinabergsjökull, 3 August 1932

Record: P48/1/139

Line of four laden pack ponies and three men walking down a rocky mountain slope.

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Marsh vegetation near Holar, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/14

View of an area of wetland with herbaceous plants. Small pool with flowering plants around it in the foreground. Two buildings just visible over a hillside in the background.

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Central desert of Iceland. Oðaðáhraun, view northwards from Kverkhnúkaskard to Kverkfjöll, 19 July 1932

Record: P48/1/140

View of a large expanse of mountainous country.

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The harbour of Höfn, Vestmannaeyjar, from Heimaklettur, 16 August 1932

Record: P48/1/141

View from above of a harbour with many fishing boats. Harbour buildings and town on land in background.

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Fulmar Petrel (Fulmarus glacialis) on nest Heimaklettur, Vestmannaeyjar, 16 August 1932

Record: P48/1/142

View of a Fulmar Petrel nesting on the side of a rocky cliff.

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Fulmar Petrel (Fulmarus glacialis) on nest Heimaklettur, Vestmannaeyjar, 16 August 1932

Record: P48/1/143

Close up of a Fulmar Petrel nesting on the side of a rocky cliff (or mountain).

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Iceland Puffins (Fratercula arctica), Heimaklettur, Vestmannaeyjar, 16 August 1932

Record: P48/1/144

Group of three Iceland puffins perched on a grassy cliff (or mountain)side with two others behind them. View of a harbour in the distance below.

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Iceland Puffins (Fratercula arctica), Heimaklettur, Vestmannaeyjar, 16 August 1932

Record: P48/1/145

An Iceland puffin perched on a grassy cliff side with a view of a harbour in the distance below.

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Iceland Puffins (Fratercula arctica), Heimaklettur, Vestmannaeyjar, 16 August 1932

Record: P48/1/146

Large group of Iceland puffins perched on a grassy cliff side with a view of a harbour in the distance below.

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Hellisy, Vestmannaeyjar. One of the Icelandic Gannet colonies, 17 August 1932

Record: P48/1/147

View across sea to a rocky island (out of focus).

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Hellisy, Vestmannaeyjar. One of the Icelandic Gannet colonies, 17 August 1932

Record: P48/1/148

View across sea to a rocky island. Two more rocky island formations on left.

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Thorbergur Thorleifsson, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/15

Three-quarter length portrait of a man, standing outside.

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Thorleifur Jonsson, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/16

Portrait of a man holding his grandchild. The man is wearing a tweed suit, trilby hat and spectacles. They are standing on grass, fencing in background with mountains beyond.

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Thorleifur Jonsson's grandchildren, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/17

Portrait of two boys, both with very short hair cuts and smiling towards the camera.

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Group of expedition members in oilskin trousers (for riding through rivers), 28 June 1932

Record: P48/1/18

Five men dressed in oil skin trousers and waterproof boots. One man ties rope around his trouser legs and another his waist. Three ponies in background.

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Hornafjöður, general view, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/19

View across open grass or marsh land to fjord or river, and mountains in background. Two men on ponies, and one pony without it's rider on shoreline.

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Lashing sledges aboard trawler 'Lord Balfour of Burleigh', 22 June 1932

Record: P48/1/2

Group of eleven men on deck of ship tying rope to two wooden sledges.

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P. Falk (left) and J.A. Beckett (right) on ponies in river, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/20

Two men on ponies standing in shallow water. Mountains and a glacier in background.

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Group of pack ponies, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/21

Seven ponies saddled or carrying a load are grazing on the water's edge. Four men standing behind them. Stream with gravel sides in foreground. Mountains in background.

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Hornafjörður, general view, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/22

View across water to small islands and mountains in background. Grassy bank in foreground.

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Pack pony loaded with two sledges, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/23

A pony with two sledges strapped to it's sides, grazes on grass. Hillside in background.

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Pack ponies loaded with equipment cases, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/24

Group of ponies and three men with boxes and other equipment. Pile of skis on the ground in the foreground. Mountains in background.

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String of pack ponies crossing river, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/25

Eleven ponies laden with boxes and other equipment, are walking in the river and onto the shore. They are connected in a line by rope and are in two groups. A man rides the first pony of each group. Cloud covered mountains in background.

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Flaájökull. Pack of ponies in foreground, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/26

View across shore and river to a glacier and mountains beyond. Five ponies and their riders close to waters edge.

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Pack ponies, a rest halt. Outwash plain south of Breidamerkurjökull in background, 28 June 1932

Record: P48/1/27

Group of laden pack ponies and their riders on grassy slope. Streams and large area of wetland beyond.

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Rivers west of Hornafjöður, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/28

Large expanse of rivers. Group of ponies and their riders on wetland in centre of the photograph.

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Rivers flowing to the sea from Flaájökull, 27 June 1932

Record: P48/1/29

View of a mountain valley with rivers. Mountains in background. Pony in foreground on edge of photograph.

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Lashing sledges aboard trawler 'Lord Balfour of Burleigh', 22 June 1932

Record: P48/1/3

Group of seven men on deck of ship tying rope to two wooden sledges. Man with moustache in foreground smiling at the camera.

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Houses and church at Kálfafellstaður, 28 June 1932

Record: P48/1/30

Two buildings made from rocks and wood with grass roofs. Church with tower behind them

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Sledging team on Vatnajökull. Kverkfjöll Eystri in distance. F.W. Anderson, P. Falk, W.V. Lewis, 10 July 1932

Record: P48/1/31

Three men skiing and man-hauling a laden sledge over a large expanse of snow and ice. Mountain range in distance.

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F.W. Anderson and P. Falk loading sledge between two tents, 10 July 1932

Record: P48/1/32

Two men load boxes and other equipment onto a sledge. The sledge is positioned in between two tents that are pitched on the snow.

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Sledge capsized in slush on Brúarjokull. Kverkjöll Eystri in left background, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/33

Three men on skis struggling with a sledge in wet snow. Mountain range in distance.

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J.A. Beckett (right), F.W. Anderson (centre) and B.B. Roberts (left) in windproofs, 10 July 1932

Record: P48/1/34

Three men standing on the snow looking towards the camera. They are all dressed in windproof outer clothing and woollen balaclavas.

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Camp in centre of Vatnajökull, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/35

Camp scene with two tents pitched on the snow and ice. Four men, sledge, skis and other equipment beside the tents.

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J.A. Beckett cooking on primus stove inside tent, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/36

Beckett inside a tent cooking on a primus stove. He is wearing spectacles and smoking a pipe. Tin mugs on tin lid and tins of pemmican and cocoa beside him.

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Sledging, halt in sun for lunch, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/37

Five men relax on two sledges on the snow and ice, with skis, ski poles and man-hauling harnesses lined up on the snow beside them.

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Sledging, halt in sun for lunch, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/38

Five men relax on two sledges on the snow and ice. Clouds over a mountain range in distance.

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Sledging team on Vatnajökull. J.A. Beckett, W.L.S. Fleming and B.B. Roberts, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/39

Three men on skis man-hauling a laden sledge over snow and ice.

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Group of expedition members on deck of 'Lord Balfour of Burleigh, 22 June 1932

Record: P48/1/4

Group of five men relaxing on the deck of the trawler. Left to right: F.W. Anderson, P. Falk, J.A. Beckett, W.V. Lewis, W.L.S. Fleming.

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J.A. Beckett, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/40

Portrait of J.A. Beckett smoking a pipe and wearing spectacles (out of focus).

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Folding tent. Left to right: P. Falk, W.V. Lewis, F.W. Anderson, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/41

Three men on the ice are folding up a dismantled tent. Part of loaded sledge on left.

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Camp on Vatnajökull, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/42

Two tents pitched on the ice and snow. Sledge and other equipment around the tents and five pairs of skis and ski poles are placed vertically into the snow.

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Camp on Vatnajökull, July 1932

Record: P48/1/43

Camp scene with two tents pitched on the ice and snow. Equipment around the tents and four pairs of skis and ski poles are placed vertically into the snow. Two men stand to the left and another man can just be seen sitting on a sledge behind the tent. Clothes (socks) drying on the tent. Mountains in background.

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Sledging, halt in sun for lunch, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/44

Five men standing and seated beside two laden sledges on the snow and ice. Line of skis and ski poles with manhauling harnesses to right.

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Sledging. W.V. Lewis taking compass bearing, 8 July 1932

Record: P48/1/45

A man (Lewis) standing on the snow beside skis, takes a compass bearing. Another man sits on a fully laden sledge.

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Camp scene on Vatnajökull, washing in the snow, 8 July 1932

Record: P48/1/46

Camp scene with two tents pitched on the ice and snow. Equipment around the tents and four pairs of skis and ski poles are placed vertically into the snow. Clothes (socks) drying on the tent. One man is sitting on a sledge behind the tent, with another man partly dressed washing in the snow close by. Two other men partly dressed and washing in the snow in the foreground.

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Camp on Vatnajökull, Esjufjöll in distance, 8 July 1932

Record: P48/1/47

Camp scene with two tents pitched on the ice and snow. Equipment around the tents and skis and ski poles are placed vertically into the snow. Mountains in background.

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Sledging team on Vatnajökull, F.W. Anderson, P. Falk, and W.V. Lewis, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/48

Three men manhauling a laden sled across the ice and snow (out of focus).

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Distant view of Kverkfjöll Eystri from south-east across Vatnajökull, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/49

Four men standing and seated beside two fully laden sledges on the ice and snow. Clouds over mountain range in distance.

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Same group from masthead (all feeling sea sick in Pentland Firth), 22 June 1932

Record: P48/1/5

View from above of five men laying on planks of wood and netting on the deck of the trawler 'Lord Balfour of Burleigh'. F.W. Anderson, P. Falk, J.A. Beckett, W.V. Lewis, W.L.S. Fleming.

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F.W. Anderson, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/50

Portrait of a man wearing windproof clothing and a woollen balaclava.

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W.V. Lewis, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/51

Portrait of William Vaughan Lewis seated, wearing windproof clothing and spectacles.

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Sledging among crevasses on Vatnajökull, at the top of Heinabergsjökull, 31 July 1932

Record: P48/1/52

View across crevassed glacier. One man sits on a laden sledge, two other men are man-hauling another laden sledge up a slope towards him.

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Sledging among crevasses on Vatnajökull, at the top of Heinabergsjökull, 31 July 1932

Record: P48/1/53

View across crevassed glacier with three men manhauling a sledge.

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Sledging team on Vatnajökull. F.W. Anderson, P. Falk and W.V. Lewis, 31 July 1932

Record: P48/1/54

Three men man-hauling a laden sledge across the ice and snow (out of focus).

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Camp on Brúarjökull, Kverkfjöll Eystri behind, 13 July 1932

Record: P48/1/55

Camp scene with two tents pitched on the ice. Equipment around the tents and skis placed vertically in the snow to the sides. Two men walk away from the camp, one man stands beside a tent. Snow covered mountains in background.

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Sledging among dirt cones on western margin of Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932.

Record: P48/1/56

Two men beside a laden sledge on a glacier, in difficult terraine. Mountains in background.

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Sledging among dirt cones on western margin of Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932.

Record: P48/1/57

Two men beside a sledge and equipment on a glacier, in difficult terraine. Mountains in background.

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Sledging among dirt cones on western margin of Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932.

Record: P48/1/58

Two men manhauling a sledge on a glacier, in difficult terraine. Mountains in background.

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B.B. Roberts in windproofs, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/59

Full length portrait of Brian Birley Roberts standing on the snow and ice wearing windproof clothing and a woollen balaclava.

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Trawler 'Lord Balfour of Burleigh' leaving Hull, 22 June 1932

Record: P48/1/6

View of the deck and bow of the ship as she leaves harbour. Three men look over the side at the bow, two men working on the deck. Harbour buildings and another ship in the background.

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Camp on Vatnajökull at bottom of "Bludge Bank", 5 July 1932

Record: P48/1/60

Camp scene with two tents pitched on the ice, equipment and sledge around it. Skis and ski poles placed vertically in the snow to the side.

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W.L.S. Fleming looking out of tent, 11 July 1932

Record: P48/1/61

Launcelot Fleming looks out of the opening of a tent, which is pitched on the ice and snow. He is wearing a jumper and leans on one of two boxes at the entrance to the tent. Sledge and other equipment around the tent.

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Sledging on western margin of Brúarjökull. Thorbergsvatn in background, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/62

Two men stand on rocky ground, they are both manhauling a sledge which is on the rocky ground behind them. Mountain, lake and glacier behind them.

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Rapidly melting marginal ice of Brúarjökull, with dirt cones, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/63

View of a large expanse of ice with piles of sediment. Ski pole placed in the ice in foreground (for scale). Mountains in background.

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Dirt cones and ridges on the western part of Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/64

View of a large expanse of ice with piles of sediment. Ski pole placed in the ice in foreground (for scale). Mountains in background.

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Dirt cones and ridges on the western part of Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/65

View of a large expanse of ice with piles of sediment. Mountains in background.

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Dirt cones and ridges on the western part of Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/66

View of a large pile of sediment, with ski pole beside it (for scale). Sledge in background.

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Dirt cones and ridges on the western part of Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/67

View of a large expanse of ice with piles of sediment. Mountain in background.

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Dirt cones and ridges on the western part of Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/68

View of a large expanse of ice with piles of sediment. Mountain in background. Note shear planes on surface of ice cap.

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Dirt cones and ridges on the western part of Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/69

View of a large expanse of ice with piles of sediment. Ski pole placed in the ground in foreground (for scale). Mountain in background. Note shear planes on surface of ice cap.

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Trawler 'Lord Balfour of Burleigh', 25 June 1932

Record: P48/1/7

View of the starboard side of a fishing trawler at sea.

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Dirt cones and ridges on the western part of Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/70

View of a large expanse of ice with piles of sediment. Mountain in background.

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Shear planes in western margin of Brúarjökull at northern end of Thorbergsvatn, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/71

View of a glacier showing shear planes.

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Shear planes in western margin of Brúarjökull at northern end of Thorbergsvatn, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/72

View of a glacier showing shear planes.

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J.A. Beckett measuring survey base line with sledge wheel on Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/73

A man, smoking a pipe, walks across the snow and ice pulling a single wheel behind him. Mountains in background.

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Base camp under Kverkfjöll Eystri from "Dome 1", showing thaw streams and dirt cones on Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/74

Two tents pitched on ground beside a glacier. One man and equipment beside the tents with skis laying on the ground behind them.

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Base camp under Kverkfjöll Eystri from "Dome 1", showing thaw streams and dirt cones on Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/75

View from above of the vast expanse of a glacier. Two tents pitched on ground in foreground beside the glacier.

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Base camp under Kverkfjöll Eystri from "Dome 1", showing thaw streams and dirt cones on Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/76

View from above of two tents pitched on ground beside a glacier.

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Base camp under Kverkfjöll Eystri from "Dome 1", showing thaw streams and dirt cones on Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/77

Vast expanse of glacier, view from hillside above.

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Base camp under Kverkfjöll Eystri from "Dome 1", showing thaw streams and dirt cones on Brúarjökull, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/78

Vast expanse of glacier, view from hillside above.

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"Dome 1" and base camp under Kverkfjöll Eystri, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/79

Two men stand on an expanse of ice with piles of earth or sediment. Two tents on ground beside the glacier with mountain in behind.

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Crew of 'Lord Balfour of Burleigh', 25 June 1932

Record: P48/1/8

Group of ten crew and expedition members on deck of the ship, looking towards the camera.

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"Dome 8", the western margin of Brúarjökull. View northwards just south of Thorbergsvatn, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/80

View of the vast expanse of a glacier.

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W.L.S. Fleming with cine camera, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/81

Launcelot Fleming holds a cine camera up to his face.

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Peter Falk, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/82

Portrait of Peter Falk sitting in (or beside) a tent.

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Base camp at Kverkfjöll Eystri, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/83

Two tents pitched on sloping ground above a glacier. They are secured down by boxes and rocks. Two men sit on boxes beside one of the tents (on left), another man sitting on a box, adjusts his boots beside the other tent. A fourth man can just be seen at the entrance to the tent on the right. Equipment behind the tents.

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Peter Falk collecting plants, Kverkfjöll, 23 July 1932

Record: P48/1/84

A man (Peter Falk) is rock climbing up the side of a mountain. Mountain and valley in background.

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Group near southern end of Thorbergsvatn. Left to right: W.L.S. Fleming, W.V. Lewis, J.A. Beckett and F.W. Anderson, 23 July 1932

Record: P48/1/85

Four men sit in a row on sloping ground above a glacier.

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Sledging on western margin of Brúarjökull. Thorbergsvatn in background, 14 July 1932

Record: P48/1/86

Two men manhauling a sledge over an expanse of ice with piles of earth or sediment. Water and mountain in background. Left to right: W.L.S. Fleming and J.A. Beckett.

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Thorbergsvatn and the western margin of Brúarjökull. View towards north, 28 July 1932

Record: P48/1/87

View from mountainside to a glacier. Lake in between the glacier and the land.

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Thorbergsvatn and the western margin of Brúarjökull. View towards north, 28 July 1932

Record: P48/1/88

View from mountainside to a glacier. Lake in between the glacier and the land.

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Old overflow channel to Thorbergsvatn, the lake is in the background, 28 July 1932

Record: P48/1/89

View from mountainside to a glacier. Lake in between the glacier and the land.

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Transferring to motor boat off Hornafjörður, 25 June 1932

Record: P48/1/9

Men unloading boxes from trawler to a smaller fishing boat alongside. Sea in background with land in distance.

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Group at cairn on summit of "Dome 1", above Kverkfjöll base camp. Left to right: J.A. Beckett, B.B. Roberts, W.L.S. Fleming, F.W. Anderson, P. Falk, 28 July 1932

Record: P48/1/90

Group of five men standing beside a cairn (pile of rocks). Mountain peaks in distance behind.

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Group at cairn on summit of "Dome 1", above Kverkfjöll base camp. Left to right: J.A. Beckett, B.B. Roberts, F.W. Anderson, W.L.S. Fleming, P. Falk, 28 July 1932

Record: P48/1/91

Group of five men standing beside a cairn (pile of rocks). Mountain peaks in distance behind.

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Thorbergsvantn and the western margin of Brúarjökull. View towards north, 28 July 1932

Record: P48/1/92

View from mountainside to a glacier. Lake in between the glacier and the land.

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P. Falk in desert. Kverkfjöll behind, 21 July 1932

Record: P48/1/93

Peter Falk carrying a knapsack stand on rocky ground looking out across a mountain valley with mountain range beyond.

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Desert north of Kverkfjöll. View towards north, 21 July 1932

Record: P48/1/94

View across a vast expanse of rocky ground to a mountain range beyond.

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Post-glacial lava south of Hvannalindir (Krepuhraun), 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/95

View across a vast expanse of rocky ground to a mountain range beyond.

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Post-glacial lava south of Hvannalindir (Krepuhraun), 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/96

View across a vast expanse of rocky ground to a mountain range beyond.

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Post-glacial lava south of Hvannalindir (Krepuhraun), 16 July 1932

Record: P48/1/97

View across a vast expanse of rocky ground to a mountain range beyond. A man sits on a rock formation in the forground.

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Desert north of Kverkfjöll, 21 July 1932

Record: P48/1/98

View across a vast expanse of rocky and hilly ground to a mountain range beyond. A man stands in a dry gully (centre).

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P. Falk with dwarf willow plant, Hvannalindir, 19 July 1932

Record: P48/1/99

A man stands beside a tent holding a plant.

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Lashing sledges aboard trawler Lord Balfour of Burleigh, 22 June 1932

Record: P48/2/1

View from above of a group of six men working on sledges on the deck of the fishing trawler. Another man, wearing a naval hat, stands beside them and is looking towards the camera.

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Pack ponies grazing at Hólmur, 6 August 1932

Record: P48/2/100

Four ponies, without any packs, graze on grass. Two other ponies which are saddled, graze on the left. Two men stand in foreground, also on the left.