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Erecting tents in a blizzard, 1913 / C. Harrisson

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Erecting tents in a blizzard, 1913 / C. Harrisson

Call numbers

ML 1529

Record identifier

YezWwBo9

Erecting tents in a blizzard, 1913 / C. Harrisson

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Erecting tents in a blizzard, 1913 / C. Harrisson

Full title

Erecting tents in a blizzard, 1913 / C. Harrisson

Date

1913

Call Numbers

ML 1529

Record Identifier

YezWwBo9

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Contents

1 painting - visible image 20 x 31 cm, in frame 29 x 41 cm - oil on canvas, in bronze wood frame

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Copying Conditions

Out of copyright : Creator died before 1955

Please acknowledge: : Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

This painting depicts four men, possibly members of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914 (AAE), and their dogs 'huskies' on the ice in Antarctica setting up camp, with supplies on sledges surrounding them, and two partially constructed tents behind them.

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Erecting tents in a blizzard, 1913 / C. Harrisson

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NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

Signed and dated bottom right 'C. Harrisson, 1913'

Description source

Title from vendor's catalogue

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers, November 2019

Administrative / Biographical history

Charles Harrisson was appointed biologist on Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914 (AAE). Harrisson sketched a number of views of the expedition and the Antarctic landscape. This work documenting members of the AAE on a sledging journey, was amongst a small number completed after returning to Hobart from Antarctica.

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ML 1529

Record Identifier

YezWwBo9

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https://collection.sl.nsw.gov.au/record/YezWwBo9

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9648006

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