Maritime Museum – Shackleton’s Antarctic adventure

shackleton-endurance-composite-100Endurance: Shackleton’s Antarctic adventure
16 July 2010 – 27 February 2011 (extended)

The epic story of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s 1914 Endurance expedition is an incredible real life tale of survival.
The exhibition features about 150 compelling photographs of the expedition’s ordeal taken by ship photographer Frank Hurley

who dove into frigid waters to retrieve his glass plate negatives from the sinking Endurance. The photographs, printed from the original negatives and Hurley’s album of prints, are accompanied by gripping memoirs from the voyage.

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