South with Endurance: Shackleton’s Antarctic Expedition 1914-1917: the Photographs of Frank Hurley :: Tamiko Rex soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Ted Smart, 2001, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Maps; Frontispiece; Title page vignette;
From the cover: Sir Ernest Shackletons Antarctic expedition of 1914-1917 was one of the great feats of human endurance one vividly captured in the powerful and dramatic pictures taken by Frank Hurley, the expeditions official photographer. These images constitute an amazing body of photojournalism created under the most adverse circumstances imaginable. As this book reveals, however, they are far more than visual reportage; they are also images of great artistry that capture the life-and-death drama that was played out against a landscape of magnificent and terrible beauty.
The story told here through Frank Hurleys lens began in the summer of 1914, when Shackleton and his crew set sail from England with the intention of being the first to cross Antarctica from one coast to the other, passing through the South Pole on the way. After…
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Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 320 pages. 11¾” x 12¼”.
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