Lantern slide of the ship's company and scientific party aboard the Discovery, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Ship's Officers and the Scientific Party on the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), Voyage 2 of 1930-1931. The Expedition Leader, Sir Douglas Mawson is pictured middle row and third from the right. Eric Douglas is in the bottom row and second from the right and Frank Hurley is to the left of Eric Douglas. This photo was taken by Frank Hurley with the assistance of Eric Douglas using the remote cord to activate the camera. Pictured here are - Back row from the left - Williams, Kennedy, Fletcher, Campbell, Falla, Child, Simmers; Middle row from the left - Griggs, Ingram, Captain MacKenzie, Sir Douglas Mawson, Johnston, Colbeck; Front row from the left Howard, Oom, Hurley, Douglas, Welch. Stanton who was the Chief Officer on this Voyage is absent. They are on the Discovery in Hobart at the completion of BANZARE. Photograph taken at the completion of the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1929-1931.

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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