Sir Ernest Henry Shackelton 1907-09 Expedition to Antarctica


Members of Shackleton’s 1907-09 expedition to Antarctica enjoyed tunes on a gramophone in a hut they built.

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The following is a link to a video made by Tim Gracyk which is Edison Amberol Record No. 473 made by Shackleton in 1910 describing his South Polar Expedition.




Photograph of Shackleton courtesy of Gracyk video




Great image of one of the sled dogs listening to a Gramophone in Antarctica dated between 1910 and 1913.

Public Domain with source scanned from the book Les Grands Explorateurs by author Herbert Ponting