Summary

Lantern slide of the De Havilland Gipsy Moth VH-ULD suspended on the hauling apparatus attached to the ship Discovery.

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

Description of Content

De Havilland DH 60G Gipsy Moth seaplane VH-ULD on the aeroplane hoist on the Discovery. The two RAAF Pilots with BANZARE are standing on the plane. Pilot Officer Eric Douglas on the left and Flying Officer Stuart Campbell on the right. This was at the completion of the historic flight of 31st December, 1929. Mac-Robertson land was sighted for the first time on this flight. 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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