Lantern slide of Kerguelen cabbage on Kerguelen Island.

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

Description of Content

Kerguelen cabbage growing wild. Eric Douglas said 'Kerguelen Cabbage grows in great numbers on all these islands We motored about two miles up against the wind and went ashore on a fairly large island called Sukur Wonderful vegetation, numerous Kerguelen Cabbages and plenty of duck' Photograph taken during the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), Voyage 1.

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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