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Photograph - MV Norsel, circa 1949-1952 (damaged) Image Reg. No: MM 118787

Summary:
Black and white image of the MV Norsel when the Norwegian-British-Swedish Expedition (NBSX) of 1949-52 was on board, the first international team of scientists to visit the Antarctic.
Description:
Black and white image.
Description Of Content:
Black and white image of ship Norsel surrounded by ice. No visible sign of life and ship does not appear to be moving. To the right of the hull looks like the end of a rope ladder anchored to the ice.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Hope Black (nee Macpherson), 2011
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 117 mm (Height), 164 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: museum history, education, making history - macquarie island expedition
Themes this item is part of: Hope Black nee Macpherson, Curator of Molluscs (1919 - ), Antarctica Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: MUSEUM HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Working Life
Tertiary Classification: staff
Inscriptions: Department of External Affairs Antarctic Division Photograph Number Title Not to be reproduced without the authority of the Antarctic Division (stamp green ink).
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Ship Depicted: circa 1949-1952

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