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The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition exhibition photographic slides

 Collection
Identifier: PSC 659

Scope and Contents

Views of the temporary exhibition The Endurance: Shakleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition, held at the American Museum of Natural History, April 10-October 11, 1999. The exhibition featured more than 150 compelling photographs by expedition photographer Frank Hurley in the most extensive presentation ever mounted on this dramatic journey. Many of the images were on view for the first time, displayed alongside diary excerpts and expedition artifacts, including the actual lifeboat used in the epic boat journey, as well as rare color images and film footage by Hurley. The exhibition also included sections on the journey's historic and geographic context, and an immersive computer simulation on navigation.

Dates

  • 1999

Creator

Restrictions on Access

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Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box )

488 Photographic Slides : color ; 35 mm

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Title
The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition exhibition photographic slides, 1999
Author
Iris Lee
Date
2011-2012
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English
Sponsor
The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017). Minimal level collection record created with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) Hidden Collections grant, 2010.

Repository Details

Part of the Research Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
American Museum of Natural History
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