Lantern slide of the de Havilland DH60G Gipsy Moth seaplane from the barrel of the Discovery I, looking down to the areoplane resting on the skid deck of the ship. The seaplane was assembled on the deck of the ship, as the Disvoery went south to the Antarctic, by the two RAAF pilots Stuar

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Barrel view of de Havilland DH 60G Gipsy Moth VH-ULD housed on board the ship Discovery. Eric Douglas captioned the image 'A view showing the housing of Gipsy Moth seaplane VH-ULD'. 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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