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Photograph - by George Rayner, Antarctica, 1934 Image Reg. No: ST 041529

Summary:
Part of a series of photographs created by George Rayner in Antarctica and sub-antarctic islands during the early 1930s.
Description Of Content:
George Rayner standing on deck in front of a ship's steering wheel, during an expedition to Antarctica. He has his hands in his pockets and a cigerette stub in this mouth and is wearing the same clothes as in ST 041516, except for the hat.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs E. Rayner, 1984
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 8.2 cm (Height), 5.7 cm (Width)

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Tagged with: antarctic exploration, antarctic research, antarctica, boats, expeditions, ships
Themes this item is part of: George Rayner, Biologist & Photographer, Antarctica Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: EXPLORATION
Secondary Classification: Antarctic
Tertiary Classification: working environments
Inscriptions: Photograph inscribed on back: 'G.W.RAYNER, 1934' and 'HARRODS 8 HOUR SERVICE'
People Depicted: Rayner, George
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Antarctica, 1934
Creator: Mr George Rayner, Antarctica, 1927-1939

Biologist with the SS Discovery on investigations in the waters of the Falkland Islands Dependencies. Research included hydrographic surveying and whale marking.

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