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Crates of Horlick's Malted Milk Bound for Antarctica

Crates of Horlick's Malted Milk Bound for Antarctica | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Crates of Horlick's Malted Milk awaiting shipment to New Zealand for Adm. Richard E. Byrd's second Antarctic expedition.  Huskie and dog sled in foreground.    Rear of print includes handwritten lists of Horlick's products taken on Byrd's first and second Antarctic expeditions. An additional caption reads "Byrd Expedition #1 and #2. The City of New York. 1933."
DESCRIPTION
Crates of Horlick's Malted Milk awaiting shipment to New Zealand for Adm. Richard E. Byrd's second Antarctic expedition. Huskie and dog sled in foreground. Rear of print includes handwritten lists of Horlick's products taken on Byrd's first and second Antarctic expeditions. An additional caption reads "Byrd Expedition #1 and #2. The City of New York. 1933."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23703
Creation Date: 1933
Creator Name:Morse, Benjamin
City:Boston
County:
State:Massachusetts
Collection Name:Horlick’s Corporation (Racine, Wis.) : Horlick’s Corporation Records, 1873-1974
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 4550
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The caption is incorrect. The crates in the photo are clearly marked "Expedition II 1933," but the "City of New York" was one of the ships Byrd used on his first expedition (1928-30). Byrd used the vessels "Jacob Ruppert" and the "Bear of Oakland" for his second expedition (1933-35).
SUBJECTS
Dogs
Business enterprises
Dairy products
Delivery of goods
Signs and symbols
Dogsledding
Sleds

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