My Shackleton
My Shackleton
My Shackleton

‘Ah me: the years that have gone since in the pride of young manhood I first went forth to the fight. I grow old and tired but must always lead on.’ – Sir Ernest Shackleton

How did Shackleton find you?

A collaborative online exhibition marking the centenary of the death of Sir Ernest Shackleton at South Georgia. Using your images, text, and other contributions, My Shackleton paints a picture of Shackleton’s enduring power to inspire, teach and intrigue today.

Jonathan Shackleton with Falcon Scott, Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s only grandson.
Jayne Pierce: Curator South Georgia Museum
Tim Jarvis AM: Leader of the Shackleton Epic Expedition
Steve Willetts
Cynthia Tuthill, PhD
Thies Matzen and Kicki Ericson
Roger Robinson-Brown: C.O. Gold Rover
Heiko Egenolf
George and Mabel Cummings
David Pechey
Jenny Clark (Mrs): Previously resident of South Georgia
Peter and Lesley Damisch
Alexandre Andrade
Ray and Melanie Chamberlain
Irene Hume Buenos Aires, Argentina
The crew of HMS Protector
Ann Lane, Dublin, Ireland
Georgia Tasker, FL
Richard B. Altman

TAKE PART

How did Shackleton find you?

We invite you to tell us how you discovered Shackleton, or how you are inspired by him today.

To become part of the exhibition, submit your contribution, which can be images or text.

Share your story

Guidelines and how to submit:
1. Send an email to the address takepart@sght.org
2. Attach your image and/or text. Supplied Images: jpeg format
Words: 100 or less. Your stories are important to us! Tell us the story behind your contribution, and what Shackleton’s legacy means to you. A picture is worth a thousand words, but please limit your stories to 100.
3. Add your contact details, including your name and email address

‘A wonderful evening. In the darkening twilight I saw a lone star hover, gem-like above the bay.’ – Sir Ernest Shackleton

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