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Furthest South

British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09. Leader: Ernest Shackleton. Three men standing on the snow beside a Union Jack flag

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

Media ID 20265168

© Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge


17"x15" (43x38cm) Premium Frame

FSC real wood frame with double mounted 10x8 print. Double mounted with white conservation mountboard. Frame moulding comprises stained composite natural wood veneers (Finger Jointed Pine) 39mm wide by 21mm thick. Archival quality Fujifilm CA photo paper mounted onto 1mm card. Overall outside dimensions are 17x15 inches (431x381mm). Rear features Framing tape to cover staples, 50mm Hanger plate, cork bumpers. Glazed with durable thick 2mm Acrylic to provide a virtually unbreakable glass-like finish. Acrylic Glass is far safer, more flexible and much lighter than typical mineral glass. Moreover, its higher translucency makes it a perfect carrier for photo prints. Acrylic allows a little more light to penetrate the surface than conventional glass and absorbs UV rays so that the image and the picture quality doesn't suffer under direct sunlight even after many years. Easily cleaned with a damp cloth. Please note that, to prevent the paper falling through the mount window and to prevent cropping of the original artwork, the visible print may be slightly smaller to allow the paper to be securely attached to the mount without any white edging showing and to match the aspect ratio of the original artwork.

FSC Real Wood Frame and Double Mounted with White Conservation Mountboard - Professionally Made and Ready to Hang

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 24.4cm x 18.4cm (9.6" x 7.2")

Estimated Product Size is 43.1cm x 38.1cm (17" x 15")

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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EDITORS COMMENTS
In this print titled "Furthest South" we are transported back in time to the early 20th century, where three brave men stand proudly on a vast expanse of snow in the unforgiving Antarctic landscape. This iconic image captures a pivotal moment during the British Antarctic Expedition of 1907-09, led by the legendary explorer Ernest Shackleton. As we gaze upon this remarkable scene, our eyes are immediately drawn to the Union Jack flag fluttering defiantly against the icy winds. It symbolizes both national pride and human determination in the face of extreme adversity. These three men, whose names may be lost to history but whose courage remains etched into our collective memory, embody an unwavering spirit of exploration and discovery. The University of Cambridge's Scott Polar Research Institute has carefully preserved this invaluable piece of polar history. Through their meticulous preservation efforts, they allow us to glimpse into a time when explorers pushed themselves beyond known boundaries in pursuit of scientific knowledge and personal triumph. This photograph serves as a testament not only to Shackleton's leadership but also to his team's incredible resilience and camaraderie. Standing side by side amidst nature's harshest conditions, these men epitomize bravery and unity—a reminder that even in desolate landscapes, humanity can find strength through collaboration. As we contemplate this frozen tableau captured over a century ago, let us honor those who ventured into uncharted territories for science and adventure alike. Let us appreciate their indomitable spirit as they left an indelible mark on history while expanding our understanding of one of Earth's most remote regions—the mesmerizing white wilderness at the bottommost point on our planet.

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