The return of the sun after 122 days of darkness, from the 'South Polar Times'

A photographic reproduction of an illustration, possibly by Dr E A Wilson, of the returning sun over Ross Island printed in the 'South Polar Times.' The starboard bow of the Discovery (1901) is silhouetted on the right of the drawing. The returning sun was viewed from Hut Point on 22 August 1902.

Object Details

ID: ALB0346.29
Type: Photographic print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Shackleton, Ernest Henry; Wilson, Edward Adrian
Date made: Possibly August 1902
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Bernard Collection
Measurements: Overall: 103 mm x 78 mm
Parts: British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1903 (Photograph album)

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