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Picture Library catalogue: South Georgia Survey 1951-57

 

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Here you can browse the complete listing of all the South Georgia Survey 1951-57 (SGS 1951-57) items.

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There are 4,881 items in this collection, of which 150 are shown below. Use the navigation to view more pages.

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Corner Bluff

Record: P52/26/7/6

An expedition member stands on a snow-covered slope making notes in a notebook, snow-covered rocky outcrops behind.

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Esmark Glacier, Kirkfell and S. Sunshine

Record: P52/26/7/7

View looking down snow-covered slope over glacier and snow-covered mountains (indistinct image).

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Perisher

Record: P52/26/7/8

View looking up a snow-covered to a snow-covered mountains.

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West Stickleback, Esmark Glacier and Tern

Record: P52/26/7/9

View over a glacier to a snow-covered mountains.

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A study of skis!

Record: P52/26/8/1

A pair of skis, ski poles, a harness and a wooden box stand on a snow field.

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North from Sunset Col.

Record: P52/26/8/10

An expedition, holding a small numbered board, crouches behind a rucsac, skis and ski poles lie and stand in the snow in the foreground, a snow-covered slope leading to a peak in the background.

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Peaks between Queen Maud Bay and Cape Rosa

Record: P52/26/8/11

View over cloud-shrouded, snow-covered mountains with glaciers.

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Near Goliath Bluff

Record: P52/26/8/12

An expedition member, a rope extending from his waist back towards the camera, stands on a snow-covered ridge holding up a small numbered board in one hand and a notebook in the other. An ice-axe stands in the snow next to him, rucsacs lie on the snow in the foreground.

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Looking north up island, above cloud

Record: P52/26/8/13

Cloudy view over snow field, rocky outcrop to one side.

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Dopey, Seaview, and Nunez Peninsular

Record: P52/26/8/14

A small tent and ski poles (all partially out of shot) stand on a snow field, snow-covered peaks in the background, sea beyond (water on lens?).

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Near snout of Esmark Glacier

Record: P52/26/8/16

View over snow field and snow-covered mountains (indistinct image).

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Tiger Ridge, and Dome above clouds

Record: P52/26/8/17

View of snow-covered mountains protruding above clouds (indistinct image).

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Kirktail

Record: P52/26/8/18

An expedition member hides behind a loaded sledge holding up a small numbered board. Another expedition member sits on a sledge to one side (partially out of shot), snow-covered slope behind.

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Rockface, Newark Bay

Record: P52/26/8/19

View over a partially snow-covered ridge with rock face below.

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Dome

Record: P52/26/8/2

A snow-covered mountain top stands across a snow field, sea in the distance behind.

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Nunez Minor

Record: P52/26/8/20

View looking down through clouds to bay.

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Nautillus II and across Esmark basin

Record: P52/26/8/21

View over snow field to snow-covered mountains.

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Dopey, Sunrise Col, and Bridge

Record: P52/26/8/3

An expedition member holds up a small numbered board from behind a tent. Skis and ski poles lie and stand in the snow around the tent, another expedition member stands by another small tent behind, snow-covered mountains in the distance behind.

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Black Saddle and Newark Bay, and Cape Darnley

Record: P52/26/8/4

View looking down a snow-covered valley to a peak with a fjord behind. Snow-covered mountains to each side and in the distance.

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Dopey and Bridge

Record: P52/26/8/5

View looking up a snow field towards snow-covered mountains.

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Icefall behind Queen Maud Bay

Record: P52/26/8/7

View of an icefall on a cloud-covered mountainside, a rocky outcrop in the foreground.

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Queen Maud Bay

Record: P52/26/8/8

View looking down on a fjord, glacier to one side, cloud-shrouded snow-covered mountains to the other.

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Panther

Record: P52/26/8/9

An expedition member (blurred) sits on a loaded sledge on a snow-covered slope. Boxes, ice-axes, skis and harnesses lie on the snow in front of a small tent. Snow-covered rocky outcrop stands behind.

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Middle Peak and Second Ridge Point

Record: P52/26/9/10

View up a snow-covered slope towards a snow-covered mountainside.

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Perisher, Duchess and Tower Ridge (saddle)

Record: P52/26/9/11

View up a snow-covered slope towards a snow-covered mountain ridge.

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Black Saddle, Rockface and Newark Bay

Record: P52/26/9/12

View over snow-covered mountains, a valley with a rock face above it in the foreground and the sea in the background to one side.

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Babylon

Record: P52/26/9/13

View up a snow-covered slope to a snow-covered rocky ridge, ski poles (partially out of shot) in the foreground.

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Black Saddle and N.W. arm of Newark Bay

Record: P52/26/9/14

View looking down a snow-covered slope, a snow-covered rockface to one side, to the sea with snow-covered mountains in the background (poor quality image)..

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Rugged Ridge running from Saturday Point to Sandefjord (Newark Bay)

Record: P52/26/9/15

View looking up a snow-covered slope, a snow-covered ridge visible at the top. A wooden frame with ropes and bags attached stands on the snow in the foreground.

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Crag

Record: P52/26/9/16

View looking up a snow-covered slope, a snow-covered rock outcrop visible at the top to one side.

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Second Ridge Point and Babylon

Record: P52/26/9/17

View looking down a snow-covered slope (poor quality image).

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Spire and Crag

Record: P52/26/9/18

View looking up a snow-covered slope towards a snow-covered crag.

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Esmark II nunatak and Cat

Record: P52/26/9/2

View over snow-covered mountain landscape.

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Esmark II Nunatak and Tower Ridge (Saddle)

Record: P52/26/9/20

Three small tents, a loaded sledge and another on its side, skis, ski poles and boxes stand on a snow field, over a slight slope behind, snow-covered mountain peaks are visible.

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Side of David

Record: P52/26/9/21

View up a snow-covered slope to a steep mountainside (poor quality image).

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Annenkov Is. and Babylon

Record: P52/26/9/22

View over a snow-covered slope to jagged snow-covered peaks, sea in the background.

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Middle Peak and glaciers flowing into Horten

Record: P52/26/9/23

View down a snow-covered slope to glaciers flowing down cloud-capped, snow-covered mountains into a fjord(?) (poor quality image).

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Babel

Record: P52/26/9/24

View over a snow-covered slope, jagged peaks to one side, sea in the background.

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The Point and King Edward Cove (printed back to front!)

Record: P52/26/9/25

An expedition member, holding up a small, numbered board, stands on a steep, snow-covered hillside above a fjord. A low promontory with houses and radio masts on it juts out into the water, smoke rises from a group of buildings at the water's edge at the head of the fjord, snow-covered mountains stand in the background.

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Finger

Record: P52/26/9/3

View over snow-covered mountain landscape.

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Pole

Record: P52/26/9/4

Two ski poles stand in front of a snow-covered rock face.

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Looking west towards Nunez Peninsular

Record: P52/26/9/5

View over snow field to rock outcrops with the sea in the distance below.

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Looking east with peak of David showing

Record: P52/26/9/6

A ski pole and a wooden frame with equipment boxes standing on it stand on a snow field in the foreground, a mountain peak just visible above the snow field in the background.

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Coast of Horten and on towards Holmestrand

Record: P52/26/9/7

View down a snow-covered slope towards a cloud-covered mountainous coast and the sea.

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Perisher and Pancake

Record: P52/26/9/9

View up a snow-covered slope towards a snow-covered mountains.

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Clouds in the Tropics

Record: P54/19/A1/1

Clouds over open sea.

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Heaney sewing on deck in the tropics

Record: P54/19/A1/10

Heaney sits at the rail of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' sewing.

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Smillie sewing on deck in the tropics

Record: P54/19/A1/11

Smillie sits at the rail of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' sewing.

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Smillie sewing on deck in the tropics

Record: P54/19/A1/12

Smillie sits at the rail of the steam ship 'Southern Opal sewing.

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Smillie and Heaney sewing crampons and Roots working on skis on the 'Southern Opal' foredeck

Record: P54/19/A1/13

Smillie and Heaney sit on the deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' sewing, Roots looks at skis, a boot lying nearby.

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Smillie and Heaney sewing crampons and Roots working on skis on the 'Southern Opal' foredeck

Record: P54/19/A1/14

Smillie and Heaney sit on the deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' sewing, Roots looks at skis, a boot lying nearby.

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Smillie sitting cross-legged sewing ski skins

Record: P54/19/A1/15

Smillie sits on the deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' sewing.

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Smillie sitting cross-legged sewing ski skins

Record: P54/19/A1/16

Smillie sits on the deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' sewing.

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Heaney sitting on ration boxes making alterations to crampons

Record: P54/19/A1/17

Heaney sits on the deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' on a wooden box sewing.

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Roots screwing on ski bindings

Record: P54/19/A1/18

Roots works on skis on the deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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Roots screwing on ski bindings with Heaney sewing crampons in the background

Record: P54/19/A1/19

Roots works on skis on the deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal', Heaney sits on a box in the background sewing.

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Smillie and Trendall on deck of the 'Southern Opal'

Record: P54/19/A1/2

Trendall and Smillie sit on the deck by the rail of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' sewing a cloth which lies spread out underneath them.

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Roots working on skis on deck of 'Southern Opal'

Record: P54/19/A1/20

Roots works on skis on the deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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Brian Goss, son of South Georgia policeman, painting ship in the tropics

Record: P54/19/A1/21

A boy stands next to a man sitting on a wooden trestle on the deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'. They paint the side of a deck house. Two paint pots sit at their feet, a man watches from behind.

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Brian Goss, son of South Georgia policeman, painting ship in the tropics

Record: P54/19/A1/22

A boy paints the side of a deck house on the deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'. Two men watch.

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Carse and Walton making up a sledge under a hatch between decks on 'Southern Opal'

Record: P54/19/A1/23

Carse and Walton work on a wooden sledge. Wood offcuts and canvaas lies at their feet.

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Carse hammering sledge bridges

Record: P54/19/A1/24

Carse and Walton (partially out of shot) work on a wooden sledge between decks of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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Looking down hatch at sledge construction

Record: P54/19/A1/25

View down a hatch of Carse and Walton working on a wooden sledge between decks of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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Heaney and Smillie lashing sledge bridges

Record: P54/19/A1/26

Heaney and Smillie working on a wooden sledge between decks of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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Smillie working on sledge

Record: P54/19/A1/27

Smillie working on a wooden sledge between decks of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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Smillie working on sledge

Record: P54/19/A1/28

Smillie working on a wooden sledge between decks of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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Roots and Trendall working on sledge

Record: P54/19/A1/29

Roots and Trendall working on a wooden sledge between decks of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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Smillie and Trendall on deck of the 'Southern Opal'

Record: P54/19/A1/3

Trendall and Smillie sit on the deck by the rail of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' sewing.

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Roots and Trendall working on sledge

Record: P54/19/A1/30

Roots and Trendall working on a wooden sledge between decks of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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General activity round sledge

Record: P54/19/A1/31

Roots, Trendall, Heaney and Smillie working on a wooden sledge between decks of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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General activity round sledge

Record: P54/19/A1/32

Roots, Trendall, Heaney and Smillie working on a wooden sledge between decks of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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Finishing bridge lashing on sledge

Record: P54/19/A1/33

Close up of expedition members working on a wooden sledge between decks on the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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[Big seas in the Westerlies]

Record: P54/19/A1/34

View over the rail of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' of waves (poor quality image).

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[Big seas in the Westerlies]

Record: P54/19/A1/35

View over the rail of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' of waves, chains in the foreground.

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Trendall sewing on deck of the 'Southern Opal'

Record: P54/19/A1/4

Trendall and Smillie (partially out of shot) sit on the deck by the rail of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' sewing.

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Smillie sewing on deck of the 'Southern Opal'

Record: P54/19/A1/5

Trendall (partially out of shot) and Smillie sit on the deck by the rail of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' sewing.

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Members of the expedition and whalers leaning over the rail of the 'Southern Opal'

Record: P54/19/A1/6

View looking down on the after deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' at a group of men in shorts leaning over the rail.

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Members of the expedition and whalers leaning over the rail of the 'Southern Opal'

Record: P54/19/A1/7

View looking down on the after deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' at a group of men in shorts leaning over the rail.

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Boat drill on the 'Southern Opal'

Record: P54/19/A1/8

Men in shorts and swimming trunks stand on the deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal'.

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Boat drill on the 'Southern Opal'

Record: P54/19/A1/9

Men in shorts and singlets stand on the deck of the steam ship 'Southern Opal' below a lifeboat.

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Southern Journey. Unloading from pram

Record: P54/19/A10/10

An expedition member passes a box to another standing by a stack of boxes on a beach. Two more, one holding oars stand in a wooden rowing boat. Ice blocks stand on the beach, ice cliff of the snout of a glacier stands in the background.

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Southern Journey. Unloading from pram

Record: P54/19/A10/11

An expedition member, carrying ice-axes, runs through shallows at a beach. Two more, one holding oars, stand in a wooden rowing boat. Ice blocks stand on the beach, ice cliff of the snout of a glacier stands in the background in front of a mountainous coast.

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Southern Journey. Making up loads for backpacking

Record: P54/19/A10/12

Two expedition members bend over stacks of boxes, skis, ski poles and other equipment on a beach. Another watches. Ice blocks stand on the beach in the background.

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Southern Journey. Making up loads for backpacking

Record: P54/19/A10/13

Three expedition members bend over stacks of boxes, skis, ski poles and other equipment on a beach. Another watches. Ice blocks stand on the beach in the background.

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Southern Journey. Pram bringing sledge ashore

Record: P54/19/A10/14

A boat with four expedition members and a sledge is rowed towards a beach on which lie ice blocks. Steam ship 'Stina' out at sea, mountainous coast in the background.

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Members of the Southern Journey, left to right, Walton, Carse, Heaney, Roots, Smillie, Trendall

Record: P54/19/A10/15

Portrait of Walton, Carse, Heaney, Roots, Smillie, Trendall standing on a beach.

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Southern Journey. Carrying sledges across the beach

Record: P54/19/A10/16

Two expedition members carry wooden sledges across a beach, snow-covered hills in the background.

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Southern Journey. Looking East across Royal Bay to Cape Charlotte

Record: P54/19/A10/17

Steam ship 'Stina' lies out at sea, snow-covered, mountainous coast in the background.

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Southern Journey. Stores stacked on beach

Record: P54/19/A10/18

Wooden boxes, bags and an empty sledge stand on a beach, steam ship 'Stina' lies out at sea, snow-covered, mountainous coast in the background.

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Southern Journey. Stores stacked on beach

Record: P54/19/A10/19

Wooden boxes, bags and an empty sledge stand on a beach, steam ship 'Stina' lies out at sea, snow-covered, mountainous coast in the background.

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[Untitled]

Record: P54/19/A10/2

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Southern Journey. Carrying equipment

Record: P54/19/A10/20

A expedition member carries wooden boxes on his back up a beach toward the camera. Two others stand at the water's edge. Steam ship 'Stina' lies out at sea, snow-covered, mountainous coast in the background.

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Southern Journey. Carrying equipment

Record: P54/19/A10/21

A expedition member carries wooden boxes on his back up a beach toward the camera. Another bends down further back. Penguins stand in the foreground, steam ship 'Stina' lies out at sea, snow-covered, mountainous coast in the background.

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Southern Journey. Gentoo penguins

Record: P54/19/A10/22

Two penguins (partially out of shot) stand on a beach in the foreground. Behind, two expedition members carry wooden boxes on their backs up a beach toward the camera.

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Southern Journey. Gentoo penguins

Record: P54/19/A10/23

Two penguins stand on a pebble beach.

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Southern Journey. Stranded brash ice on the sand

Record: P54/19/A10/24

Ice blocks lie on a beach at the water's edge, a cliff to one side further back, steam ship 'Stina' lies out at sea, coast in the distance.

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Southern Journey. Gentoo penguin, Ross Glacier snout

Record: P54/19/A10/25

A penguin stands on ice at a shore, a cliff face of a glacier snout and a mountainous coast in the background.

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Southern Journey. Gentoo penguin, Ross Glacier snout

Record: P54/19/A10/26

A penguin stands on ice at a shore, a cliff face of a glacier snout and a mountainous coast in the background (blurred image).

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Southern Journey. Gentoo penguin, Ross Glacier snout

Record: P54/19/A10/27

A penguin stands on ice on a beach.

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Southern Journey. Gentoo penguin, Ross Glacier snout

Record: P54/19/A10/28

A penguin stands on a beach, ice cliffs of a glacier snout in the background (blurred image).

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Southern Journey. Fresh water thaw lakes below moraine-covered ice of Ross glacier

Record: P54/19/A10/29

Three expedition members carrying a sledge, boxes and skis on their backs walk past a small lake in gravel landscape. Snow-covered hills stand in the background.

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Southern Journey. Carrying stores from pram through surf and stranded in Royal Bay

Record: P54/19/A10/3

Three expedition members pull a small rowing boat ashore at the water's edge. Blocks of ice in the foreground, a steam ship lies out to sea behind, mountainous coast in the background.

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Southern Journey. Fresh water thaw lakes below moraine-covered ice of Ross glacier

Record: P54/19/A10/31

Four expedition members carrying a sledge, boxes and skis on their backs walk past a small lake in gravel landscape. Seals lie on teh ground nearby, snow-covered hills stand in the background.

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Southern Journey. Carrying stores up moraine-covered ice onto Ross glacier

Record: P54/19/A10/32

Three expedition members carrying a sledge, boxes and skis on their backs walk up a gravel hill.

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Southern Journey. Carrying stores up moraine-covered ice onto Ross glacier

Record: P54/19/A10/33

Five expedition members carrying a sledge, boxes and skis on their backs walk up a gravel hill. A bay flanked by cliffs lies in the background.

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Southern Journey. Carrying stores up moraine-covered ice onto Ross glacier

Record: P54/19/A10/34

An expedition member carrying a sledge on his back walk up a gravel hill to an ice sheet, another, with boxes on his back, follows further back. A bay flanked by cliffs lies in the background.

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Southern Journey. Carrying stores up moraine-covered ice onto Ross glacier

Record: P54/19/A10/35

Two expedition members carrying boxes and skis on their backs walk up a gravel hill.

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Southern Journey. Site of Camp 1 on Ross Glacier

Record: P54/19/A10/36

Five expedition members stand on ice around an upturned sledge and wooden boxes.

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Southern Journey. Site of Camp 1 on Ross Glacier

Record: P54/19/A10/37

Five expedition members stand around wooden boxes on a glacier.

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Southern Journey. Carrying stores from pram through surf and stranded in Royal Bay

Record: P54/19/A10/4

An expedition member holds a small rowing boat at the water's edge, another carries a box away from the boat, a third stands at the stern. Blocks of ice in the foreground, a steam ship lies out to sea behind, mountainous coast in the background.

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Southern Journey. Carrying stores from pram through surf and stranded in Royal Bay

Record: P54/19/A10/5

An expedition member holds a small rowing boat at the water's edge, another carries a box away from the boat, a third stands at the stern. Blocks of ice in the foreground, mountainous coast in the background.

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Southern Journey. The beach in Little Moltke Harbour, Royal Bay, 'Stina' in the background

Record: P54/19/A10/6

Seals lie amongst ice blocks at the water's edge on a beach, steam ship 'Stina' lies out at sea, mountainous coast in the background.

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Southern Journey. Little Moltke Harbour and the Ross Glacier snout

Record: P54/19/A10/7

Seals lie amongst ice blocks at the water's edge on a beach, a boat is rowed towards steam ship 'Stina' out at sea, cliff of glacier snout to one side, mountainous coast in the background.

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Southern Journey. Pram coming ashore, surf and ice

Record: P54/19/A10/8

A boat is rowed towards a shore on which waves break, cliff of glacier snout and mountainous coast in the background.

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Southern Journey. Pram coming ashore. Surf and ice

Record: P54/19/A10/9

A boat is rowed towards a beach on which seals lie amongst ice blocks. Boxes stand stacked on the beach. Steam ship 'Stina' out at sea, mountainous coast in the background.

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Whale catcher's bow wave in heavy seas

Record: P54/19/A11/10

View of wave over the bows of a steam ship.

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Whale catcher's bow wave in heavy seas

Record: P54/19/A11/11

View of wave over the bows of a steam ship.

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Whale catcher's bow wave in heavy seas

Record: P54/19/A11/12

View of wave over the bows of a steam ship.

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Whale catcher's bow wave in heavy seas

Record: P54/19/A11/13

View of wave over the bows of a steam ship.

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Whale catcher's bow wave in heavy seas

Record: P54/19/A11/14

View of wave over the bows of a steam ship.

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Whale catcher's bow wave in heavy seas

Record: P54/19/A11/15

View of wave over the bows of a steam ship.

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Waves swamp lower deck of whale catcher

Record: P54/19/A11/16

View along the lower deck of a steam ship, waves breaking over the rail.

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Skrap Skerries

Record: P54/19/A11/17

View over open sea to rocky islands lying at a cloud-shrouded, snow-covered, mountainous coast.

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Flensing a sperm whale

Record: P54/19/A11/23

A man stands on a concrete yard next to the cut-open carcass of a whale. Chains lie under the whale. Blubber lies on the ground in the background, men stand at the top of a steep concrete slope with chimneys and pipes in the background.

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Flensing a sperm whale

Record: P54/19/A11/24

Two men stand on a concrete yard near to the cut-open carcass of a whale. Chains lie under the whale. Blubber lies on the ground in the background, a steep concrete slope with chimneys and pipes behind stands in the background.

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Flensing a sperm whale

Record: P54/19/A11/25

A man stands on top of the carcass of a whale cutting it open with a blade on a pole. Other men stand watching. A steep concrete slope, chimneys and pipes and wooden sheds stand in the background.

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Flensing a sperm whale

Record: P54/19/A11/26

A man stands on top of the carcass of a whale lying on a concrete yard. Other men pull on ropes attached to the carcass. A steep concrete slope, chimneys and pipes and wooden sheds stand in the background.

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Flensing a sperm whale

Record: P54/19/A11/27

A man stands on top of the carcass of a whale lying on a concrete yard. Sheds stand in the background.

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Flensing a sperm whale

Record: P54/19/A11/28

A man stands on top of the carcass of a whale lying on a concrete yard, another stands next to it cutting it open. Sheds stand in the background.

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Drawing a whale onto the "Plan"

Record: P54/19/A11/29

A man stands on a platform at the end of a concrete yard near to the water. A whale lies below the platform on the shore. A man stands on a jetty and a steam ship lies against a quay in the background (blurred image).

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[View of coast]

Record: P54/19/A11/3

View over sea to snow-covered coast, a steam ship in the middle distance.

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Drawing a whale onto the "Plan"

Record: P54/19/A11/30

A man stands on a concrete yard next to the carcass of whale. A platform stands to one side, a jetty and a steam ship lying against a quay visible in the background. Buildings on a promontory and a snow-covered steep coast in the distance (out of focus image).

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Drawing a whale onto the "Plan"

Record: P54/19/A11/31

On a concrete yard, one man stands on the carcass of a whale, another stands next to it, cutting it open with a blade on the end of a pole. A platform stands to one side, a jetty and a steam ship lying against a quay visible in the background. Buildings on a promontory and a snow-covered steep coast in the distance (out of focus image).

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Flensing

Record: P54/19/A11/32

A man stands next to a whale, cutting it open with a blade on the end of a pole. A jetty and a steam ship lying against a quay visible in the background (badly exposed image).

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Flensing

Record: P54/19/A11/33

Two men stand either side of a whale carcass on a concrete yard. They cut it open with blades on the end of poles. Corrugated iron sheds stand in the background.

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Sperm whale's jaw and teeth

Record: P54/19/A11/34

A man stands at the open mouth of a whale carcass.

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Giant petrels and dominican gulls feeding off fin whale

Record: P54/19/A11/35

Birds swim in the water next to the carcass of a whale which lies in the shallows at the end of a concrete yard.

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Steam saw for cutting up whale heads

Record: P54/19/A11/36

A large, mechanical saw stands in a concrete yard. Men stand around a whale carcass in the background, corrugated iron sheds stand behind.

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General view of a "plan"

Record: P54/19/A11/37

Men stand amongst whale carcasses and blubber lying on a concrete yard standing at the seashore. Buildings stand to one side of the yard, a steam ship lies against a jetty in the background.

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Whale catcher decks awash

Record: P54/19/A11/4

View along the lower deck of a steam ship, waves breaking over the rail.

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Whale catcher decks awash

Record: P54/19/A11/5

View along the lower deck of a steam ship, waves breaking over the rail.

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Whale catcher decks awash

Record: P54/19/A11/6

View along the lower deck of a steam ship, waves breaking over the rail.

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South west coast of South Georgia near Novosilski Bay

Record: P54/19/A11/7

View over sea to snow-covered coast in the distance.

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Whale catcher's bow wave in heavy seas

Record: P54/19/A11/8

A wave breaking over the bows of a steam ship.

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Whale catcher's bow wave in heavy seas

Record: P54/19/A11/9

View of wave over the bows of a steam ship.

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The helmsman

Record: P54/19/A12/10

Portrait of a sailor at the wheel of the steam ship 'Stina' shouting down a speaking tube. A bell hangs from a beam behind.

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Looking forward from the bridge

Record: P54/19/A12/11

View over the foredeck of the steam ship 'Stina', ropes, an anchor and boards lie on the deck, rigging in the foreground.

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Annenkov Island

Record: P54/19/A12/12

View over open sea to an island in the distance.

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West coast of South Georgia from 5 miles off shore

Record: P54/19/A12/13

View over open sea to a snow-covered, mountainous coast in the distance.

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West coast of South Georgia from 5 miles off shore

Record: P54/19/A12/14

View over open sea to a snow-covered, mountainous coast in the distance.