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Photograph - by George Rayner, Antarctica, circa 1920s Image Reg. No: ST 041532

Potrait of George Rayner taken on 24th Dec, 1934 during an expedition to Antarctica and sub-antarctic islands. Possibly taken as part of a Christmas celebration.
Description Of Content:
Christmas Eve, 1934. George Rayner standing on an icefield, wearing a fleecy lined hat with ear flaps, jumper, high boots, trousers and knife on a belt around his waist. Probably taken in Antarctica.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs E. Rayner, 1984
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 6 cm (Height), 11 cm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: antarctic exploration, antarctic research, antarctica, expeditions
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 on back: '24th Dec 1934'
People Depicted: Rayner, George
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Place Depicted: Antarctica
Creator: Mr George Rayner, 24 Dec 1934

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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