Summary

Lantern slide of Royal penguins gathered on the foreshare, Nuggets Beach, Macquarie Island.

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

Description of Content

The Nuggets at Macquarie Island. A large colony of Royal Penguins swimming and spread out along the beach. Eric Douglas captioned the image 'The Nuggets - Macquarie Island' and added 'Royal Penguins gathered on the foreshore - The Rookery is situated some distance inland They come and go via a stream connecting the Rookery to the coast'. 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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