One Hundred Year-Old Photo Negatives Discovered in Antarctic

rossseaparty4And surprisingly, modern photographers were able to develop them.

Almost one hundred years after a group of explorers set out across the frozen landscape of Antarctica to set up supply depots for famed explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, a box of 22 never-before-seen exposed but unprocessed negatives taken by the group’s photographer has been unearthed in one of those shacks, preserved in a block of ice.

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  • jose chung

    good find! almost as good as the 5 cases of scotch and brandy secreted beneath the floorboards in Shackleton’s hut….I wonder what else he’s got stashed away. Some far-out Victorian porn and medical grade opium I should think. Who wants to help me weld ski tracks on my VW bus and go find out?

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