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 in front is with other members of the search party from Discovery II, en route to 'Little America'. Behind the men is the ship's motor boat which carried them and their gear to the ice edge of the Ross Ice Barrier. Their ship the Discovery II can be seen well out at sea. 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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