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Snow Collection

Background imageSnow Collection: Portrait of George Murray Levick beside a sledge and hut

Portrait of George Murray Levick beside a sledge and hut
Attributed to the Frank Debenham collection. Expedition: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13. Leader: Captain Robert Falcon Scott. Date: 1912. George Murray Levick, standing by a sledge next to a hut

Background imageSnow Collection: Heinz Advertisement

Heinz Advertisement
Photographer: Ponting, Herbert (1870-1935). Expedition: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13. Leader: Captain Robert Falcon Scott

Background imageSnow Collection: Endurance in the pack ice much resembling a billowy sea

Endurance in the pack ice much resembling a billowy sea
Photographer: Hurley, James Francis (Frank) (1885-1962). Expedition: Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-17. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Date: 1915

Background imageSnow Collection: Discovery from Starboard quarter

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

Background imageSnow Collection: HMS Terror. Arctic Expedition 1836-37

HMS Terror. Arctic Expedition 1836-37
HMS Terror, nine months in the Ice of Frozen-Strait, under the command of Captain, now Rear Admiral Sir George Back, April, 1836-37. Photograph from a painting by E.W.Cooke. Arctic Expedition 1836-37

Background imageSnow 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 imageSnow Collection: The sinking of the Eira, August 21 1881

The sinking of the Eira, August 21 1881
Engraving by W.L.Wyllie for the London newspapers, featuring Benjamin Leigh Smiths fifth Arctic voyage 1881-82. Based on an original sketch by Benjamin Leigh Smith

Background imageSnow 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 imageSnow Collection: Grytviken Whaling Station from the Endurance

Grytviken Whaling Station from the Endurance
Photograher: Frank Hurley. Expedition: Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-17. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. View from the deck of the ship Endurance looking across sea to the coastline of South

Background imageSnow Collection: Able Seaman Anderson

Able Seaman Anderson
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Anderson stands on skis on the ice. He holds one ski pole

Background imageSnow 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 imageSnow Collection: Southern sledge journey

Southern sledge journey
Group of men sitting and standing on the snow, pose for the camera. Back row, third from left: Captain Scott, fourth from left: Ernest Shackleton. Sledge flags flying

Background imageSnow Collection: Duncan, fireman - Davidson, mate - Walker, A

Duncan, fireman - Davidson, mate - Walker, A
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. Three men stand on the snow in front of a pyramid tent, a shovel to one side

Background imageSnow 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 imageSnow 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 imageSnow 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 imageSnow Collection: Gentoo penguins, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Gentoo penguins, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. A group of penguins walk in a line across an ice sheet. Snow-covered hills in the background

Background imageSnow 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 imageSnow 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 imageSnow Collection: Dog, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Dog, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. A sledge dog stands on the snow

Background imageSnow Collection: Group of Emperor Penguins on the ice with snow covered rocks in background

Group of Emperor Penguins on the ice with snow covered rocks in background
Photographer: Charles William Rawson Royds (1876-1931). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery)

Background imageSnow Collection: Koettlitz and Delbridge dragging for sea weed

Koettlitz and Delbridge dragging for sea weed
Photographer: Reginald Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Two men stand on the ice pulling on a rope

Background imageSnow Collection: Sledging over hummocky ice

Sledging over hummocky ice
One of a series of eight chromolithograph sketches by Lieut S. Gurney Cresswell (1827-1867), of the voyage of HMS Investigator under Captain McClure, 1850-54

Background imageSnow Collection: Emperor Penguins at Cape Crozier

Emperor Penguins at Cape Crozier
Medium: watercolour. Artist: E.A.Wilson (1872-1912). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery)

Background imageSnow Collection: The Captain, Shackleton and Wilson

The Captain, Shackleton and Wilson
Three men standing on the ice beside a fully laden sledge. Left to right: Ernest Shackleton, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, Dr Edward Wilson. Photographer: Louis Charles Bernacchi (1876-1942)

Background imageSnow Collection: Group of officers on floe alongside ship in pack ice

Group of officers on floe alongside ship in pack ice
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Group of eight officers on the ice beside the ship, Discovery

Background imageSnow Collection: Mother and baby seal

Mother and baby seal
Scottish National Antarctic Expedition 1902-04. Leader: William Speirs Bruce. A mother and baby seal lay on the ice

Background imageSnow 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 imageSnow 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 imageSnow 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 imageSnow Collection: Portrait of T. W. Bagshawe. Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Portrait of T. W. Bagshawe. Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Portrait of Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe

Background imageSnow Collection: Adelie penguin, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Adelie penguin, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. A penguin stands on snow, others stand in the background

Background imageSnow Collection: Tide pole, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Tide pole, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. An oar painted with stripes stands upright in a barrel half submerged in the sea

Background imageSnow Collection: M. C. Lester, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

M. C. Lester, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Lester digs at a pile of snow with an ice-axe

Background imageSnow Collection: T. W. Bagshawe, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

T. W. Bagshawe, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Full length portrait of Bagshawe standing on snow

Background imageSnow 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 imageSnow Collection: Sledge journey towards Mount Terror

Sledge journey towards Mount Terror
Photographer: Reginald Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). A group of expedition members take a rest from their journey

Background imageSnow 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 imageSnow 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 imageSnow Collection: Bagshawe near base hut, holding whale bone, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Bagshawe near base hut, holding whale bone, Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: M.C. Lester (1891-1957). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Bagshawe stands on stony ground holding a large whale bone

Background imageSnow Collection: Factory ships

Factory ships
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Two factory whaling, steam ships at anchor amongst ice floes off a snow-covered

Background imageSnow Collection: Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Penguins stand on a snow-covered slope near to the snow-covered wooden base hut

Background imageSnow Collection: Hut at Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay

Hut at Waterboat Point, Paradise Bay
Photographer: Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe (1901-1976). Expedition: British Expedition to Graham Land 1920-22. Date: 1921. Skis, snow shoes

Background imageSnow Collection: Main Western sledging party

Main Western sledging party
Photographer: Reginald William Skelton (1872-1956). Expedition: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Group of expedition members beside a sledge


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