Lantern slide of explorers on the ship Discovery, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Ten BANZARE explorers are in a cabin on the Discovery. Three are lying on a top bunkbed and the others are seated below. Some are smoking pipes and cigarettes. There is a gramophone on the right and one man is holding a banjo. This was the 'Fiddley Club'. Eric Douglas said 'Out Antarctic Club - In the Top Bunk from the left - Eric Douglas, 2nd Mate Colbeck, Simmers and Lower row from the left - Stu Campbell, 'Cherub' Fletcher, Doc Ingram, 'Babe' Marr, 'Birdie' Falla, and Center two - 3rd Mate Child and Alf Howard'. Photograph taken during the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), Voyage 1.

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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