Lantern slide of the coastline of Heard Island from Atlas Cove looking westward. The title 'Typical Day at Heard Island', was ascribed by Eric Douglas.

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

Description of Content

Heard Island looking west from Atlas Cove. Sea elephants are in the foreground lazing on the shoreline. Eric Douglas captioned the image. 'Typical day at Heard Island- View from Atlas Cove looking Westward'. 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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