Photograph: Frankie Getting the Temp of the Sea

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10 Mar 1912
One black and white photograph showing Francis Drake taking the temperature of the sea. Dranke stands close to the Terra Nova's rail holding a device over the side by a rope. Drake is shown wearing a beret with a pipe in his mouth. Accompanied by a handwritten caption stating 'Frankie getting the temp of sea. March 10'.
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Dimensions (HxW) Inches: 3 x 4" (76.2 x 101.6mm)
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