Lantern slide of an abandoned sealers' hut on Macquarie Island.

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

Description of Content

Macquarie Island. An abandoned Sealers hut on the beach which has lost its roof and some of its walls. There are penguins and seals in the background. Looking south along the Nuggets beach towards Tom Ugly Point. 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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