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Shackleton 100 Exhibition

31 October - 11 February 2022
Fridays at 11.30am, by appointment only

(Open to all)
Free to attend

Shackleton 100 is an exhibition in the Dulwich College Archive to mark the centenary of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s death. Using objects from the College’s archives, the exhibition celebrates the great explorer’s life and his many exploits, from Sydenham to South Georgia.  The exhibition also highlights the prominent role played by many OAs in supporting Shackleton’s dreams, in particular John Quiller Rowett who financed his final voyage on the Quest or Shackleton-Rowett Expedition. Highlights include the Aurora Australis (the first book to be printed in Antarctica), the prospectus for the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, and letters written by Shackleton himself.

Visits to the exhibition and the James Caird can be booked on a Friday at 11.30am in term time. Please contact us in January to arrange visits for 2022 by contacting Reception at Visitors are asked to wear a mask and to bring along evidence of a recent negative Lateral Flow Test.

Alternatively, please see details of our evening talk on Thursday 3 February which is now open for bookings.

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