A Weddell seal going down a hole, with a young pup on the ice beside it.

A Weddell Seal going down a seal-hole, with a young pup on the ice to the right of the hole. Seals were part of the diet of the men of Discovery, so identifying a particular event for this photograph is very difficult.

Object Details

ID: ALB0346.44
Type: Photographic print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Shackleton, Ernest Henry
Date made: 1902 to end February 1903
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Bernard Collection
Measurements: Overall: 78 mm x 103 mm
Parts: British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1903 (Photograph album)

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