Summary

Lantern slide of the ship Discovery alongside a whaling factory ship in Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Deck of a Whaling factory ship on the right. A man is standing beside a whale's tail. The small ship moored to the left alongside the whaling factory ship is the Discovery. The Discovery is separated from the Whaling factory ship by the use of whale blubber as padding. 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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