Lantern slide of the Discovery II during the Ellsworth Relief Expedition. When the photograph was taken, the ship was still about 500 miles from its destination at the Bay of Whales, Ross Sea.

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

Description of Content

Discovery II moving through an icesheet. Two men on deck are leaning over to view the ice. 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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