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Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-17

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Perce Blackbarow and Mrs Chippy Featured Trans-Antarctic Expedition Image

Perce Blackbarow and Mrs Chippy

Photographer:Hurley, Frank (1885-1962)
Location:Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge
Expedition:Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-17. Leader: Ernest Shackleton
Perce Blackbarow and the cat Mrs Chippy. Perce Blackbarow (stowaway) was the steward on the expedition

© Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge

Sir Ernest Shackleton and others, Antarctic Featured Trans-Antarctic Expedition Image

Sir Ernest Shackleton and others, Antarctic

Sir Ernest Shackleton and three members of a polar exploration party, photographed within 111 miles of the South Pole in 1907-9 on board the Nimrod. Shackleton was planning a new expedition, known as the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (aka Endurance Expedition), which took place between 1914 and 1917. Date: 1907-9

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

The Long, Long Drift Featured Trans-Antarctic Expedition Image

The Long, Long Drift

Illustration by Raymond Sheppard to an article entitled: The Long, Long Drift by John Prebble, relating to the The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition of 1914-17, also known as the Endurance Expedition. This feat is considered the last major expedition of the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration. Conceived by Sir Ernest Shackleton, the expedition was an attempt to make the first land crossing of the Antarctic continent. On 30th October 1915, a march started across the Antarctic ice, following the crushing of the Endurance between the ever-shifting ice plates - two of the ship's lifeboats were carried on sledges, as depicted in this illustration"

© Mary Evans Picture Library 2015 - https://copyrighthub.org/s0/hub1/creation/maryevans/MaryEvansPictureID/10422990