Still Life: Inside the Antarctic Huts of Scott and Shackleton [Audiobook] download free by Nigel Watson

Still Life: Inside the Antarctic Huts of Scott and Shackleton Audiobook download free by Nigel Watson
  • Listen audiobook: Still Life: Inside the Antarctic Huts of Scott and Shackleton
  • Author: Nigel Watson
  • Release date: 2012/11/28
  • Publisher: MURDOCH BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9781741967395
  • Rating: 9.94 of 10
  • Votes: 513
  • Review by: Mercy Rohr
  • Review rating: 9.25 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/17
  • Duration: 2H44M23S in 256 kbps (44.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-23
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, AIFF, FLAC, AAC, WAV, MPEG4, MP3 (compression RAR, JAR, TAR.XZ, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 19 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 14M18S (3.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Still Life is a unique and hauntingly beautiful photographic study of the Antarctic huts that served as expedition bases for explorations led by Captain Robert Falcon Scott and Sir Ernest Shackleton. At the turn of the twentieth century Antarctica was the focus of one of the last great races of exploration and discovery. Known as the 'heroic age', from 1895 to 1917 Antarctic explorers set off from their huts in search of adventure, science and glory but some, such as Scott, were never to return. The World Wars intervened and the huts were left as time capsules of Edwardian life; a portrait of King Edward VII hangs amid seal blubber, sides of mutton, a jar of gherkins, penguin eggs, cufflinks and darned trousers. One of New Zealand's best known photographers, Jane Ussher, was invited by the Antarctic Heritage Trust to record 'the unusual, the hidden and minutae of these sites'. The Executive Director of the Trust, Nigel Watson, provides a fascinating introduction to the history and atmosphere of each hut and detailed photographic captions.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Photographic Reportage, Biography: General, Photographs: Collections, History Of Other Lands
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 76.81 USD
  • Dimensions: 240x320x33.02mm
  • Weight: 1,995.81g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Millers Point, Australia

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