Digitised Image

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.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Group portraits and Silver gelatin photoprints, related to Sir Tannatt William Edgeworth David, Sir Douglas Mawson, Alistair Mackay and Flags.

Part of:
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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