Explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton inspects his ship the "Quest" on which he will sail to the Antarctic.
Item title reads - Sir Ernest Shackleton inspects the 200 ton "Quest" on which he and devoted band of explorers are leaving for 30,000 mile voyage of discovery in the Antarctic.
L/S of the "Quest". Ernest and others walk around the ship. M/S of Ernest and four other men chatting on deck. C/U of Ernest talking and smiling as he smokes a cigarette, he then walks out of the shot.
Note: Ernest Shackleton died onboard this ship during the expedition.