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Background imageShip Collection: Discovery from Starboard quarter

Discovery from Starboard quarter
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery)

Background imageShip Collection: Scotia in the ice

Scotia in the ice
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Sail and steam powered ship Scotia lies beset in the ice

Background imageShip Collection: Scotia in Stanley Harbour 18th January 1903

Scotia in Stanley Harbour 18th January 1903
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Sail and steam powered ship Scotia lies anchored near a shore populated with houses and buildings

Background imageShip Collection: Start of ski flat race, Antarctic sports

Start of ski flat race, Antarctic sports
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). A row of men on skis are lined up on the ice for the start of a race

Background imageShip Collection: Eva about to ascend, 4 February 1902

Eva about to ascend, 4 February 1902
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery)

Background imageShip Collection: Trying to break the ship out. Fitchie at work

Trying to break the ship out. Fitchie at work
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Fitchie stands on the ice at the bows of the ship Scotia holding a shovel

Background imageShip Collection: Trying to cut the anchor free from the ice

Trying to cut the anchor free from the ice
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Five expedition members stand on the ice at the bows of the ship Scotia by a chain running down into a hole

Background imageShip Collection: Three mates on skis, winter quarters. Second steward in background

Three mates on skis, winter quarters. Second steward in background
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Three men stand on skis. They each hold one ski pole

Background imageShip Collection: Port side of the ship and meteorological screens

Port side of the ship and meteorological screens
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery)

Background imageShip Collection: Crew members of the ship Discovery, on deck. The Mess No. 4

Crew members of the ship Discovery, on deck. The Mess No. 4
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Crew members of the ship Discovery

Background imageShip Collection: Adams. Return of Southern Party after 126 days journey

Adams. Return of Southern Party after 126 days journey
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Jameson Adams on board ship (Nimrod) with dog

Background imageShip Collection: Two unidentified expedition members on skis

Two unidentified expedition members on skis
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Two expedition members, both smoking pipes and holding one ski pole each

Background imageShip Collection: Three mates on skis. Davidson, Fitchie, McDougall

Three mates on skis. Davidson, Fitchie, McDougall
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Three men stand on skis. They each hold one ski pole. Sailing ship Scotia lies against the ice in the background

Background imageShip Collection: Crew of the ship Discovery. The Mess No. 2

Crew of the ship Discovery. The Mess No. 2
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Crew members of the ship Discovery

Background imageShip Collection: Three unidentified expedition members

Three unidentified expedition members
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Three men, two wearing aprons and cooks hats, stand on the deck of a ship

Background imageShip Collection: Ross on ski

Ross on ski
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Ross stands on skis, holding one ski pole. Sailing ship Scotia lies against the ice in the background

Background imageShip Collection: Unidentified seaman

Unidentified seaman
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. An expedition member stands on the deck of the sail and steam powered ship Scotia

Background imageShip Collection: Captain shooting the sun

Captain shooting the sun
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Robertson stands on the ice by steps leading down from the side of the sail

Background imageShip Collection: Scotia in winter quarters

Scotia in winter quarters
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Sail and steam powered ship Scotia lies beset in the ice

Background imageShip Collection: Unidentified crew member

Unidentified crew member
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. A man wearing a sombrero and smoking a pipe stands on the sun-drenched deck of a sailing ship

Background imageShip Collection: Aeneas Mackintosh, Jameson Adams and Bertam Armytage on board Nimrod

Aeneas Mackintosh, Jameson Adams and Bertam Armytage on board Nimrod
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton

Background imageShip Collection: Open sea and whale catcher Scott

Open sea and whale catcher Scott
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1922. Open sea and whale catcher approaching at speed

Background imageShip Collection: A cargo of ice for fresh water

A cargo of ice for fresh water
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Three men stand with a sledge loaded with lumps of ice

Background imageShip Collection: The Southern Depot sledge party

The Southern Depot sledge party
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956).Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Group of expedition members before setting off on their journey

Background imageShip Collection: Crew members on deck of the ship Discovery. The Mess No. 5

Crew members on deck of the ship Discovery. The Mess No. 5
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Crew members of the ship Discovery

Background imageShip Collection: Crew members on deck of the ship Discovery. The Mess No. 3

Crew members on deck of the ship Discovery. The Mess No. 3
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Crew members of the ship Discovery

Background imageShip Collection: Dr Koettlitz, Bernacchi and the carpenter Dailey starting south west

Dr Koettlitz, Bernacchi and the carpenter Dailey starting south west
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Three men stand on the ice

Background imageShip Collection: Sledge party to the south west

Sledge party to the south west
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Group of six men on skis on the ice

Background imageShip Collection: Crew members of the ship Discovery, on deck. The Mess No. 1

Crew members of the ship Discovery, on deck. The Mess No. 1
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Crew members of the ship Discovery


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