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Grytviken

Grytviken, South Georgia Island. The Endurance is visible in the middle of the harbor.

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Mawson Poster

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Frank Hurley

“A swaggering character with a shock of dark, curly hair, and an uneasy cast to his face, Hurley was a compulsive roamer. As a boy, he had run away from home. He came to photography by chance.” — Roland Huntford, … Continue reading

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Us Whalemen

“It is because [we] want to get away from up there…us whalemen…not fit up there…and people up there not want queer folk around like…whalemen. And we no can write poetry or paint pictures or get away from silly world which … Continue reading

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Grytviken

We have arrived. At the edge of the world. Grytviken, South Georgia Island.

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Dogs on deck

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Stowaway

Perce Blackborow (age 18) with Mrs. Chippy, ship’s cat, on board the Endurance; photo by Frank Hurley, 1914

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