The accomplishment itself, a century ago, is among the most remarkable sagas of human survival in history.
After their ship embedded in ice and later sank, 28 men survived in the Antarctic wilderness and lived to talk about it.
Equally as astounding, though, is the collection of more than 60-plus photos chronicling the journey — preserved, digitalized and re-created in such detail that they look as if they were taken in 2015, not 1915.
The photographic diary, along with artifacts, journal entries, maps and newspaper clippings make up the Bowers Museum’s new exhibit: “Endurance: The Antarctic Legacy of Sir Ernest Shackleton and Frank Hurley.”
The Bowers is the first...