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Sholto George Watson Douglas, 19th Earl of Morton, was apparently a partner in a coal mining operation in Spitzbergen. These images are taken from an album belonging to his youngest son, William.


Page 1

Photos I (Hon William Douglas) took in Norway and spitzbergen in May, June and july when we went there in the SY Latona, 1906

Photos BL & BR taken 'Off Camp Morton, July 1906

Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas.


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TL Latona at Aberdeen May 21, 1906 getting stores and luggae on board

TR Leaving pilot outside Aberdeen, May 22nd, 1906

BL Imby and Mawson ill crossing the North Sea, May 22nd 1906

BR Bergen, May 23rd 1906

Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Page 3 - The two deserters, May 1906

TL - Imby leaving us at Hammerfest

TR - Mawson leaving us at tromso

BL - Ice off bear island, taken in thick fog

BR - Hammerfest

We went too far east and met this ice. Mawson very frightened.

Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Page 4 - Hammerfest, May 1906

TL - Sailing ship in Tromso, May 1906

TR - The most nrtherly town in the world

BL - Lap with one leg in Tromso

BR - The Bride in Tromso, June

Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas


The Cressida, taken on Loch Linnhie, Argyll, 1916

Pages from a photo album belonging to Hon William Douglas. The photo details on the reverse may read 1910.



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