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Photograph - Three Men Surveying Landscape, The Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE), Antarctic, circa 1950 - 1960 Reg. No: MM 123543
- Black and white image of three ANARE team members surveying an Antarctic coastline.
It is one of a set of 12 black and white photographs of the Antarctic taken mostly in the 1950s and 1960s showing images of icebergs, birds, people, landscapes, transport and the establishment of station camps. The images were taken by Phillip Law and others during expeditions to the Antarctic as part of the ANARE programs.
Following World War Two Australian interest in the Antarctic was revived. This saw the creation of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1947 and the Antarctic Division in 1948 to administer ANARE and other Australian Antarctic activities. These two programs were managed by key figures in Australian Antarctic history including Sir Douglas Mawson and Sir Phillip Law.
Dr Phillip Garth Law - known as 'Mr Antarctica' - joined ANARE in 1947 and led Australia's Antarctic exploration for nearly twenty years. He was instrumental in the development of the Antarctic Division and the ANARE and led many Antarctic expeditions.
- Black and white silver gelatin photographic print on card.
- Description Of Content:
- Three ANARE members surveying an area, in the background are penguins and a large ice shelf in Antarctica, circa 1950 - 1960.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Dr Phillip Law, 1994
|Dimensions:||395 mm (Height), 500 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||antarctic expeditions, antarctic research, antarctic exploration, penguins, surveying, accommodation, antarctica, surveying instruments|
|Themes this item is part of:||Ship History - HMAS Wyatt Earp, Antarctica Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Science & Measurement Collection|
|Tertiary Classification:||measuring equipment|
|Inscriptions:||Hand written in black ink on the surface of the photograph; 'A.N.A.R.E. PHOTO BY PHILLIP LAW'
Stamped in black ink on the back of the photograph; 'Department of External Affairs / ANTARCTIC DIVISION / Photograph Number..../ Title.... / Not to be reproduced without the / authority of the Antarctic Division.'
Stamped in black ink on the back of the photograph; 'This Print must be / Acknowledged / *A.N.A.R.E. PHOTO*'
|Format:||Photograph: Black & White; See Dimensions|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Australian Antarctic Territory, Antarctica, 1950 - 1960|
|Organiser of Expedition:||Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), Australian Antarctic Territory, Antarctica, 1950 - 1960|
|Photographer:||Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, Australian Antarctic Territory, Antarctica, 1950-1960|