Ice mask, C.T. Madigan, between 1911-1914 / photograph by Frank Hurley

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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:

From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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  1. gtfo111 48 months ago | reply

    That´s an impressive picture!

  2. Rob Escott - (E-form Photography) 48 months ago | reply

    ..."Ok who was it???...own up,,, who threw that???"...

  3. Kate McKenna Photo 47 months ago | reply

    Amazing. Frank Hurley's work is brilliant! One might argue that is he is Australia's best photographer (especially considering the conditions and his equipment!).

  4. MARTINOTJ 47 months ago | reply

    Oh man! that's incredible!

  5. smileme3 47 months ago | reply

    Inquietante ma bellissima!

  6. nur_moo_* 46 months ago | reply

    This amazing work deserves an Award
    Nur Moo’s room Group (invite only)">

  7. Norskejenta1 [deleted] 42 months ago | reply

    Oh my Goodness. Poor Man.

  8. ilove65vw 42 months ago | reply

    it's amazing to me how many users have asked how you set this up or said excellent processing, etc. just re-enforces my theory that half these morons dont read before commenting.

  9. marcellucray 37 months ago | reply


  10. kentzy 35 months ago | reply

    It looks scary to me...

  11. silentchatterz 33 months ago | reply

    I don't know why but this photo makes me laugh.
    Good shot, by the way.

  12. excellentzebu1050 25 months ago | reply

    wooow looks cold !!!!
    Brilliant picture well done

  13. decembre 12 months ago | reply

    ► Thank you for your post in : Portrait★Faces★Open Minded

  14. rikvandenhende 7 months ago | reply

    Beautifully done!

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