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100-Year-Old Box Of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block Of Antarctica’s Ice

100-Year-Old Box Of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block Of Antarctica’s IceWhile restoring one of the exploration huts in Antarctica, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust discovered a box that turned out to be a remarkable treasure. It contained 22 never-before-seen cellulose nitrate negatives documenting the life of Antarctic explorers a 100 years back. Preserved in a block of ice, these negatives surprisingly lived up to our days to shine a light on the Antarctic heroic era and the landscape itself.

100-Year-Old Box Of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block Of Antarctica’s Ice

Alexander Stevens on Aurora deck, chief scientist and geologist.
Alexander Stevens on Aurora deck, chief scientist and geologist. - 100-Year-Old Box Of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block Of Antarctica’s Ice

Iceberg and land, Ross Island.
Iceberg and land, Ross Island. - 100-Year-Old Box Of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block Of Antarctica’s Ice

Alexander Stevens on the Aurora.
Alexander Stevens on the Aurora. - 100-Year-Old Box Of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block Of Antarctica’s Ice

Big Razorback Island, McMurdo Sound. It was most likely taken from the deck of the Aurora in January 1915.
Big Razorback Island, McMurdo Sound. It was most likely taken from the deck of the Aurora in January 1915. - 100-Year-Old Box Of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block Of Antarctica’s Ice

This photo was taken from the deck of the Aurora looking South to Hut Point Peninsula.
This photo was taken from the deck of the Aurora looking South to Hut Point Peninsula. - 100-Year-Old Box Of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block Of Antarctica’s Ice

Cellulose nitrate negatives were found blocked together, so Wellington photography conservator have spent many hours restoring them until they revealed their secrets.
Cellulose nitrate negatives were found blocked together, so Wellington photography conservator have spent many hours restoring them until they revealed their secrets. - 100-Year-Old Box Of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block Of Antarctica’s Ice

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