CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 3755/2/34
Alt Ref No53
DateJanuary - February 1904
Extent1 photograph
Creator NameWilliam Clark Souter (1880 - 1959), ophthalmologist
Description'2 holes just before firing - note officer going to tent to fire charge, by 10-cell Leclanche Battery on the sledge close by. Other men busy pulling G.C. [gun cotton] to next hole. Castle Rock beyond.'

Photograph taken at long range, showing preparations for blasting ice, in order to clear an exit route for the Discovery.

A further annotation on this photograph states that it is 'companion to 54' (MS 3755/2/35).
Access StatusRestricted
Access ConditionsThe collection has been digitised and is available online. Therefore the originals may only be consulted following permission from the University Archivist.
Related MaterialMS 3755/2/35
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