By Otto Nordenskjöld
Departure from Gothenburg—A flying stopover at to London—Falmouth—Buenos Ayres— we're joined through Lieut. Sobral and Mr. Stokes—List of the memlrers of the Expedition—Port Stanley—Staaten Island—We input Antarctic seas.
THERE lay a slightly of autumn over the town of Gothenburg early at the sixteenth October, 1901; a mild morning mist enveloped town, and its streets and homes and the timber of the avenues the place the final yellowtinted is still of summer time verdure nonetheless lingered, whereas the solar, steadily breaking throughout the haze and illuminating the image with its pallid rays, shone down additionally upon the contributors of the Swedish South Polar day trip making their option to their vessel, which lay on the quay gaily wearing bunting as if in training for a feast.
Crowds of individuals are already assembled on the water's part, and so on are hurrying to the spot, after we pass on board attended via our closest neighbors and kinfolk, to discover every little thing to ensure that the voyage.
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Antarctica: or, Two Years Amongst the Ice of the South Pole (1905) (original photos) by Otto Nordenskjöld