Hut and Mt. Erebus photographed by moonlight.

The expedition hut at Cape Evans looking north east towards the volcano Mount Erebus, which has a steam-cloud above it. To the left (north side) of the hut is the stable built for the pony's. It was made from bales of fodder with a tarpaulin roof over rafters. The entrance of the hut is in front of the camera with the additional lean-to on the left that acted as an air lock into the main hut. Packing cases are stacked in piles semi-submerged under snow. A large number of ski poles and skis have been dug vertically into the snow on the hut's right.

Object Details

ID: ALB1217.34
Type: Photographic print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Herbert George Ponting
Date made: 13 June 1911
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Duff Collection
Measurements: Overall: 118 mm x 169 mm
Parts: British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-13, covering the period 1910-11 (Photograph album)

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