Lantern slide of explorers from the ship Discovery at Cape Denison.

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

Description of Content

Five BANZARE explorers out on the ice near Boat Harbour at Cape Denison. Three of the men are dragging a sledge full of ice . Eric Douglas is on the right. Eric Douglas said on 5th January, 1931 'Frozen snow was loaded into the motor boat and carried off to the ship, this was repeated several times until our tanks were full, roughly four tons were brought off in this way'. 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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