Summary

Lantern slide of explorers on the Ross Ice Barrier, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Eric Douglas at the right, wearing snowshoes and saying hello to a couple of Adelie penguins on the Ross Ice Barrier. Five fellow explorers are in the background. Some of the party have skis. Photograph taken during the Ellsworth Relief Expedition, 1935-1936.

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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