The Discovery of the Antarctic Land from National Antarctic Expedition photo album
A cloth covered album containing 48 photographic prints relating to the National Antarctic Expedition between 1901 and 1903 when E. H. Shackleton was sent home. The album is inscribed by Shackleton ""With kindest wishes from E. H. Shackleton to the Misses Dawson Lambton in Remembrance of the great share they took in helping the Expedition, June 1905. A port side view of the research/exploration ship 'Discovery' (1901) off Antarctica. Some loose pack-ice is floating near the ship, and the landmass of Antarctica can be seen faintly in the background. The Discovery reached Cape Adare on South Victoria Land on 8 January. On the 9th Shackleton went ashore with Bernacchi (who had been there 2 years before under Borchgrevink) in one of the ship's whalers to leave a message for any relief ships.
Object number: ALB0346
Artist: Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
Dimensions: 78 mm x 103 mm
- Image reference: S1048-002
- © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Bernard Collection
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