Summary

Lantern slide of an explorer on skis on the Ross Ice Barrier with the ship Wyatt Earp alongside.

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

Description of Content

Explorer on skis is on the ice. He is standing alongside Lincoln Ellsworth's ship the Wyatt Earp. 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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