Lot 9
  • 9

Antarctic--Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition ('Endurance' and 'Aurora'), 1914–17

Estimate
1,800 - 2,200 GBP
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Description

  • Four photographs of the Ross Sea party and relief expedition, 1915-1917
  • paper
i. 'Party leaving Hut ... for last time, 29 Oct 1915 (Spencer-Smith, Wild, Mackintosh)', (50 x 98mm.)
ii. 'Finding traces of Mackintosh & Hayward', (163 x 233mm.)
iii. 'Party leaving Aurora for final search. Jan. 1917. Shackleton, Wild, Jack, Joyce', (109 x 148mm.)
iv. 'Relieved Party reach ship, Jan 10. 1917. Stevens, Cope, Richards, Gage, Wild, Joyce' (108 x 148mm.)

together 4 gelatin silver prints, mounted together, framed and glazed, a few minor creases

Provenance

The Polar Sale, Christie's London, 25 September 2001, lot 105 (part)
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