Summary

Glass Negative depicting the coast of Mac. Robertson Land, Antarctica, during the Australian Antarctic Expedition [AAE] of 1911 to 1914. This image, by Frank Hurley, was reproduced in one of the illustrated versions of Home of the Blizzard. It is one of a number of glass negatives by Eric Douglas and Frank Hurley which also include photographs from Voyage 1 of the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1929-1930.

Eric Douglas was one of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilots who participated in BANZARE, 1929-1931. He was also a keen amateur photographer and worked with professional photographer Frank Hurley during both BANZARE voyages.

Description of Content

Photograph of a page from Sir Douglas Mawsons' book 'Home of the Blizzard'. The image printed on the page is by Frank Hurley titled 'Mac. Robertson Land'. Above the image are the names of Antarctic Framnes Mountains pictured in the distance. From left to right is Masson Range and David Range.

Physical Description

Glass plate with negative image printed on surface

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