Party at Magnetic Pole, 16 January 1909
Reference Number: PA1-q-217-240
Alistair Mackay, Professor Edgeworth David and Sir Douglas Mawson at the Magnetic South Pole, after erecting an English flag. Photographed 16 January 1909 by an unidentified photographer.
Shackleton Expedition, 1907-1909 album 2, Reference Number PA1-q-217 (3 digitised items)
Kinsey, Joseph James (Sir), 1852-1936 :Photographs relating to Antarctica and mountaineering, Reference Number PAColl-5011 (144 digitised items)
Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s) mounted on album pageSilver gelatin print 7.6 x 9.9 cm. Horizontal imageSingle photograph
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures999. Antarctic. Expeditions. Shackleton. 1907-09(PFP-030830)
Inscriptions: Inscribed - On album page - above image: Prof David: "I hereby take possession of this area, now containing the magnetic Pole for the British Empire."; Album page - right of image: Took this photo & gave three cheers for His Majesty, the King.; Album page - beneath image: Party at Magnetic Pole. 16 Jany 1909 3.30pm. Lat 72 [degrees]'25' S Long 155.16 E altitude 7260' Temp: 0 [degrees] Fah.
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