Foods and flavours of Antarctic voyages - connections to West Midland products

Food products local to Birmingham were included in the original supplies taken on board the Endurance, including Lea and Perrins Worcestershire Sauce and Cadbury’s cocoa.

"My grandad was on the depot laying expedition to the Ross Sea ... "

Visitor book comment from the Enduring Eye Exhibition, Birmingham.

"My father was friends with L.D.G. Hussey ... "

Visitor book comment from the Enduring Eye Exhibition, Birmingham

Copy of Shackleton's 'South' presented to Birmingham-based teacher and inventor

Book presented by Fellow lecturers of Birmingham Municipal Technical College as a mark of esteem.

"My mother-in-law is a distant relative of Frank Wild ... "

Visitor book comment from the Enduring Eye Exhibition, Birmingham.

A family connection to George Marston, the expedition's official artist

George Marston twice accompanied Ernest Shackleton to the Antarctic, first on the British Antarctic 'Nimrod' Expedition (1907-1909) and later on the Imperial Trans-Antarctic 'Endurance' Expedition (1914-1917).

Frank 'Dudley' Docker: a British industrialist and major benefactor to the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917)

Born in Smethwick, Birmingham, Docker was one of England’s foremost industrialists and was a major benefactor to the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition.