Ice cased Adelie penguins after a blizzard at Cape Denison / photograph by Frank Hurley

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Only four stars here, but we added them to our Five years on Flickr set because because you have viewed this photo more than any other photo on our stream

Note: the image was mistitled from a previous low res image. The penguin chick is moulting or losing juvenile feathers

Format: Glass negative

Notes: First Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

Frank Hurley visited the Antarctic six times between 1911 and 1932. For more information and pictures, visit Discover Collections: Hurley's Antarctica on the State Library of NSW's website: www.sl.nsw.gov.au/discover_collections/natural_world/anta...

From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

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  1. Rita Rojas, surgery all well, slowly come back 14 months ago | reply

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  3. Per Ola Wiberg ~ powi 14 months ago | reply

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  4. Jenny Onsager 14 months ago | reply

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  6. Laulinea 13 months ago | reply

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  7. eriagn 10 months ago | reply

    Superb archive photograph!

  8. SkyeBaggie 8 months ago | reply

    fantastic work. More penguin species should be named after explorers wives!

  9. Hannah 0013 8 months ago | reply

    Magnificent
    seen in best images

  10. Nina Pearman 6 months ago | reply

    It's just begging me to hug it...

  11. v8 flickr 5 months ago | reply

    Looks like SOMEBODY forgot to close the bathroom window again!

  12. cjuel 5 months ago | reply

    How wonderful to have Hurley's photos easily accessible. Thanks!

  13. Sean Tocker 5 months ago | reply

    Awesome!
    Guys are like "Wow, dude, what happened?"
    "Yo, guys, I have the craziest friggin' story to tell"

  14. ** RCB ** 4 months ago | reply

    Love penguins, but never been able to a whole one at a sitting. Spicy!

  15. ernesto_xy51 5 hours ago | reply

    Muy frio....

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