Photograph of Beagle Channel taken aboard the 'Fortunato Viego' belonging to Messers Beban of Ushuaia, under Captain Emil Carsen on May 7th, 1929. Here they are travelling from Magallanes [Punta Arenas] to Navarino Island. The photographer, Australian Anthropologist Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer was embarking on what would be his final expedition, he passed away only a few months later on nearby Hoste Island. [Duplicates at XP 8560 & XP 8590 & XP 8595]

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Print. Sepia toned with white border. Handwritten annotation in pencil on reverse. Condition: good

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