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British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection

Led by Ernest Shackleton, this expedition introduced a number of innovations, using both Manchurian ponies and a motor car for sledge hauling. Achievements included a sledge journey to the south magnetic pole and the ascent and survey of Mount Erebus, the active volcano on Ross Island. Copies from original historic photograph albums.

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34 Photographic Prints

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Ernest Shackleton

Ernest Shackleton
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Ernest Shackleton stands with hands on hips

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Mount Erebus crater

Mount Erebus crater
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Mount Erebus, the active volcano on Ross Island

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Southern Party at the Bluff Depot

Southern Party at the Bluff Depot
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Three men stand on the ice beside a sledge with other equipment around them

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Gramophone with loudspeaker playing to penguins

Gramophone with loudspeaker playing to penguins
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Arthur Edward Harbord

Arthur Edward Harbord
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Full length photograph of Arthur Harbord aboard ship

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Harbord and Mackintosh

Harbord and Mackintosh
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Arthur Edward Harbord (left) and Aeneas Lionel Acton Mackintosh (right) with a bandage over his right eye

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Shackleton. Return of Southern Party after 126 days journey

Shackleton. Return of Southern Party after 126 days journey
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Ernest Shackleton standing on deck of the ship Nimrod

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Harbord and Mackintosh

Harbord and Mackintosh
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Arthur Edward Harbord (left) and Aeneas Lionel Acton Mackintosh (right) with a bandage damaged right eye

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Nimrod held up in the ice

Nimrod held up in the ice
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. View over ice looking towards the bows of the sailing ship Nimrod with foresail and upper top set moving into heavy pack ice

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Bernard Day in his motor car

Bernard Day in his motor car
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Day sits in the driving seat of a car on the ice

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: At the magnetic pole, Mackay, Mawson and David

At the magnetic pole, Mackay, Mawson and David
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. The three men stand on the ice beside a flag at the magnetic South pole

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Midwinter Day at Cape Adare

Midwinter Day at Cape Adare
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Group of men seated around a table. Sledge flags are hanging from the ceiling

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Wild, Shackleton, Marshall and Adams on board ship

Wild, Shackleton, Marshall and Adams on board ship
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Four dishevelled men standing on the deck of the ship Nimrod

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Furthest South

Furthest South
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Three men standing on the snow beside a Union Jack flag

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Evans, Shackleton and Adams

Evans, Shackleton and Adams
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Three men standing on the deck of a ship. Left to right: Evans, Shackleton and Adams (eating sandwiches)

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print 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 imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Training one of the ponies for the Expedition, Quail Island, New Zealand, Dec 1907

Training one of the ponies for the Expedition, Quail Island, New Zealand, Dec 1907
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Two men lead a pony, which is harnessed to a sledge, across a sandy beach. Another man stands behind

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: The Christmas camp on the plateau

The Christmas camp on the plateau
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. J. Adams, E. S. Marshall and F. Wild stand in front of a pyramidal tent on a flat snow field

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: S. Y. Nimrod leaving Lyttleton for the South on January 1st 1908

S. Y. Nimrod leaving Lyttleton for the South on January 1st 1908
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. The ship Nimrod sailing out of Lyttleton Harbour, New Zealand. A large crowd of people watching from the quay behind

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Shackleton and Adams

Shackleton and Adams
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Ernest Shackleton and Jameson Boyd Adams eating sandwiches on deck of the ship Nimrod

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Group photograph of shore party

Group photograph of shore party
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Group photograph of shore party on the ice. Standing left to right: Joyce, Day, Wild, Adams, Brocklehurst, Shackleton, Marshall

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Bill Adams

Bill Adams
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Adams stands with arms by his side

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: The Nimrod charging the ice of the Sound with her foresails set

The Nimrod charging the ice of the Sound with her foresails set
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. View across pack ice to a ship in an open lead with sails unfurled on the foremast

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: The return of the Southern Party

The return of the Southern Party
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Four dishevelled men standing on the deck of the ship Nimrod. Left to right: Wild, Shackleton, Marshall, Adams

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Marshall and Adams SS Runic, December 1907

Marshall and Adams SS Runic, December 1907
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Marshall and Adams on the deck of the ship SS Runic

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Wild, Knowton, Adams, Marshall, Sears, Marston, Roberts, Priestley, Joyce, SS Runic

Wild, Knowton, Adams, Marshall, Sears, Marston, Roberts, Priestley, Joyce, SS Runic
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Group of expedition members on the deck of SS Runic

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Christmas Day 1908. 10, 000 feet high on plateau. Left to right Adams, Marshall, Wild

Christmas Day 1908. 10, 000 feet high on plateau. Left to right Adams, Marshall, Wild
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Three men standing on the snow beside a pitched tent, with sledge equipment and theodolite

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Wild, Shackleton, Marshall, Adams. Return of Southern Party after 126 days journey

Wild, Shackleton, Marshall, Adams. Return of Southern Party after 126 days journey
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Four men standing on the deck of a ship (Nimrod). Left to right: Wild, Shackleton, Marshall, Adams

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Most southerly camp after blizzard. Left to right: Adams, Wild, Shackleton

Most southerly camp after blizzard. Left to right: Adams, Wild, Shackleton
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Three men standing on the snow beside a pitched tent. Union Jack and sledging flags flying from poles

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Adams standing by the sledge which was used on the furthest south journey

Adams standing by the sledge which was used on the furthest south journey
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. A man dressed in winter polar clothing stands on the ice beside a sledge

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Final start of the Southern Party

Final start of the Southern Party
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Men, ponies and sledges with flags, lined up on the snow

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Jameson Adams

Jameson Adams
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Jameson Adams stands on the deck of a ship, with a dog beside him

Background imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print 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 imageBritish Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) Photographic Print Collection: Ellis, Queenie and family of Queenie

Ellis, Queenie and family of Queenie
British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Able Seaman Ellis sits on the deck of the ship Nimrod with a dog and three tiny puppies


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