Summary

Lantern slide of the a radio operator aboard the Discovery II, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Radio Operator from the Discovery II is wearing headphones and is positioned in front of the ship's radio equipment. The Radio Officer was Petty Officer A E Morris. 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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