Summary

Lantern slide of sea elephants in Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Split slide. Both images show a cradle of sea elephants basking in the sun on the Crozet Islands. Eric Douglas captioned the slide 'Top - Sea Elephants' and lower - Sea Elephants basking in the sun'. Photographs 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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