Monochrome lantern of Gentoo Penguin colony on Macquarie Island.

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

Description of Content

Gentoo Penguin Colony on Macquarie Island. Eric Douglas said 'Rookeries are situated in the foot hills some distance from the foreshore. A mountain stream connects the Rookery to the foreshore. Penguins go by the water way to and from the Rookery' Photograph taken during the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), Voyage 2.

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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