SY 'Discovery' under full sail, taken from the head of the mainmast. BANZARE, Frank HURLEY.

SY 'Discovery' under full sail, taken from the head of the mainmast

A vintage gelatin silver photograph (587 × 178 mm), one of the superb vertical panoramas taken on the BANZARE voyages, 1929-1931. Hurley is visible in the crow's nest, holding the pole on which the camera is mounted. Verso lightly marked by an old mount (now removed); essentially in fine condition, in a custom-made Mylar pocket. Provenance: Sir Douglas Mawson; by descent.

Item #114971

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