Lantern slide of the ship Discovery, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Discovery in loose pack ice near Enderby Land. The ship's doctor, Dr William Wilson Ingram, stands looking out to sea. He is holding a whale marking gun. Eric Douglas has said of the image: 'SY Discovery near Enderby Land - Time approximately 10pm with the sun low in the sky' 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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