Photograph - by George Rayner, Antarctica, 1927-1939 Image Reg. No: ST 041516

Photograph taken during an expedition to Antarctica and sub-antarctic islands, circa 1932. Probably taken by George Rayner using a timer shutter release.
Description Of Content:
Two people standing on a rocky outcrop in front of a body of water that appears to be either a river, coastal inlet or channel between two islands. Most of the landscape is snow covered but the outcrop on which the figures are standing has a tuft of grass growing on top. The person on the right is George Rayner who created this series of photographs taken in Antarctica and sub-antarctic islands during the early 1930s.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs E. Rayner, 1984
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 9 cm (Height), 6.6 cm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: antarctic exploration, antarctic research, antarctica, expeditions, rock formations
Themes this item is part of: George Rayner, Biologist & Photographer, Antarctica Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: EXPLORATION
Secondary Classification: Antarctic
Tertiary Classification: working environments
Inscriptions: Photograph inscribed: 'Self & Fraser'
People Depicted: Rayner, George
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Antarctica, 1927-1939
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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