April 21, 2010

hand-netting for macro-plankton


I bet it was cold, sitting out there with a net. You can see ice in the water. Still must have been mighty peaceful work.

Australasian Antarctic Expedition
1911 - 1914
from State Library of New South Wales

2 comments:

Ms. Moon said...

This is really an amazing photograph.

downtown guy said...

I especially like the guy with the pipe. This one looks like an illustration in a story book to me.