Lantern slide of a group of king penguins on Macquarie Island, Sub-Antarctic.

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

Description of Content

Eric Douglas captioned this 'The Stately King'. King Penguins on Macquarie Island, with a bunch in the foreground and more scattered in the background. 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. It is hand coloured.

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