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Nimrod held up in the ice



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Nimrod held up in the ice

British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. View over ice looking towards the bows of the sailing ship Nimrod with foresail and upper top set moving into heavy pack ice. Men stand on the bowsprit, shrouds and yard

Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, offers excellence in the study of the Arctic and Antarctic

Media ID 20265476

© Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge


10"x8" Mount with 8"x6" Print

Experience the thrill of the early Antarctic exploration with our exclusive Media Storehouse Mounted Photo featuring the iconic image of Nimrod, the sailing ship from the British Antarctic Expedition (1907-09), led by the legendary Ernest Shackleton. This captivating photograph, sourced from the University of Cambridge's Scott Polar Research Institute, showcases the determination and courage of the crew as they navigate through the treacherous pack ice. With the foresail and upper top set billowing in the wind, this mounted photo is a stunning addition to any room, transporting you back in time to the heroic age of polar exploration.

Printed on 8"x6" paper and suitable for use in a 10"x8" frame (frame not included). Prints are mounted with card both front and back. Featuring a custom cut aperture to match chosen image. Professional 234gsm Fujifilm Crystal Archive DP II paper.

Photo prints supplied in custom cut card mount ready for framing

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 20.3cm x 13.4cm (8" x 5.3")

Estimated Product Size is 25.4cm x 20.3cm (10" x 8")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) orientation to match the source image.


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This photo print, titled "Nimrod held up in the ice" takes us back to the remarkable British Antarctic Expedition of 1907-09, led by the legendary Ernest Shackleton. The image offers a mesmerizing view over vast expanses of icy terrain, with the majestic sailing ship Nimrod at its center. As we gaze upon this frozen scene, our eyes are drawn towards the bows of the ship, where its foresail and upper top set valiantly navigate through heavy pack ice. The photograph not only captures a moment frozen in time but also serves as a testament to human resilience and exploration. Standing proudly on various parts of the vessel - from the bowsprit to shrouds and yard - brave men can be seen surveying their surroundings with unwavering determination. Their presence adds scale to this awe-inspiring landscape while reminding us of their indomitable spirit in facing such harsh conditions. Preserved by the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge, this print allows us to immerse ourselves in an era defined by intrepid polar expeditions. It transports us back to a time when explorers like Shackleton pushed beyond known boundaries, driven by an insatiable thirst for discovery and scientific knowledge. As we admire this historical artifact, let it serve as a reminder that there is still so much left unexplored on our planet. It ignites within us a sense of curiosity and adventure that beckons us to venture into uncharted territories – whether they be physical landscapes or intellectual pursuits. In essence, this print encapsulates both humanity's relentless pursuit of knowledge and nature's breathtaking beauty; it invites us all to embark on our own personal journeys towards understanding our world just a little bit better.

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