Waving in the Relief Boat – Frank Hurley, Shackleton Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-16
On April 26, 1915, Ernest Shackleton, the polar explorer, left his men on Elephant Island in Antarctica and set off in a small boat, the James Caird, to seek help in South Georgia. After a perilous journey he reached the island and returned with a ship, the Yelcho, to successfully rescue all of his men.
Wave re-enacts a photograph taken on the day Shackleton left the island. More...
© 2012 Ann-Marie LeQuesne