Lantern slide of Wandering Albatrosses. The Wandering Albatross has the largest wingspan of any bird on the planet, with 11ft 6' being about the limit. Some birds of this wingspan size were measured onboard the Discovery by the BANZARE explorers.

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

Description of Content

Two Wandering Albatrosses flying over water. 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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