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Photograph - by George Rayner, Antarctica, 1927-1939 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
|Dimensions:||9 cm (Height), 6.6 cm (Width)|
|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|
|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.