Lantern slide of a colony of Sea Elephants and Gentoo Penguins, Crozet Islands, Sub-Antarctic.

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

Description of Content

Crozet Group, Gentoo Penguins and Sea Elephants basking on the shore. Eric Douglas captioned the image 'Sea Elephants and Gentoo Penguins, Crozet Islands Twelve of us went ashore in the motor boat, anchored same about 100 yards offshore then did short trips in the dinghy we towed, bit of a surf running and a few of us got water down our sea boots'. 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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