Lantern slide of Table Mountain, Cape Town. 'The ship departed England early in August, 1929 and arrived Cape Town, South Africa early in October, 1929' (Eric Douglas).

One of 328 images in various formats including artworks, photographs, glass negatives and lantern slides.

Description of Content

Table Mountain, Cape Town in South Africa. Photograph taken during the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), before the official commencement of Voyage 1 on 19th October, 1929.

Physical Description

Standard format lantern slide, consisting of two glass sheets each 3.25 x 3.25 ins (83 x 83mm), one pane bearing a positive transparent image and the other pane protecting the image. Sealed with paper binding strips around the four edges of the lantern slide and internally framed with a black cut-out window mask.

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