30 Aug '15, 11am

#Otd in 1916 #ErnestShackleton's crew is rescued on frozen #ElephantIsland.

Frank Hurley (1885-1962) Ocean Camp, 1915 ; Hauling the James Caird up "Providence Beach", Elephant Island, 15 April 1916 ; Launching the James Caird, Elephant Island, 24 April 1916 ; and The "hut" on Elephant Island, 1916 carbon prints laid down on grey card mounts 6 x 8in. (15.2 x 20.3cm.) (4) Provenance Dr. Leonard Duncan Albert Hussey (1894-1965), Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition meteorologist and member of the Weddell Sea Party, 1915-16.

Full article: http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/photographs/frank-hurl...

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