Catching a seal in the pack-ice from National Antarctic Expedition photo album
Two crew from the research/exploration ship Discovery (1901) on the pack ice having caught a seal. The pack-ice can be seen in varying thicknesses of floe-ice and thin surface ice in the background. The Discovery reached the pack-ice on 3 January and passed through it on 8 January. They continued to encounter the pack-ice as they followed the coast and ice shelf until the ship was berthed for winter at McMurdo Sound on 8 February 1902.
Object number: ALB0346
Artist: Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
Dimensions: 78 mm x 103 mm
- Image reference: S1048-001
- © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Bernard Collection
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