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Herbert G. Ponting 
Dr Atkinson and Clissold hauling up the fish trap, -40C 
1911, 28 May 
  
Silver bromide print 
43.7 x 61.0 cm (image) 
  
The Royal Collection 
RCIN 2580024 
  
 
LL/93539 
  
Photograph of the surgeon, Dr Edward Atkinson (1881-1929), and the cook, Thomas Clissold (d.1963), hauling up a fish trap that has been set below the ice, where fish are able to survive. As the trap was brought out of the water into the air, the fish would have instantly frozen to death.
 
Presented to King George V, 1914 
 

 
  
 
  
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