Summary

Glass negative portrait of Eric Douglas. It is one of a number of glass negatives by Eric Douglas and Frank Hurley taken during Voyages 1 and 2 of the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1929-1931.

Eric Douglas was one of two Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilots who participated on both BANZARE voyages, 1929-1931. Douglas was also a keen amateur photographer and worked with professional photographer Frank Hurley during both BANZARE voyages. Others Expedition members worked on photography with Frank Hurley as well. Douglas worked closely with Frank Hurley fixing 'gadgets and contraptions' - to help Hurley with his photography. On the second voyage Hurley and Douglas shared a cabin.

Description of Content

Portrait of Eric Douglas with beard, by Frank Hurley. He is wearing a beanie and woolen jumper. The image was taken during his time as a pilot on the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE).

Physical Description

Glass plate with negative image printed on surface

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