Lantern slide of Snowy Sheathbill or Paddy on the rock shelf on Kerguelen Island, Sub-Antarctic.

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

Description of Content

A Snowy Sheathbill, also known as a Paddy, perched on a rock at Kerguelen. Eric Douglas captioned this image 'An inquisitive Paddy'. 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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