Summary

Lantern slide of Eric Douglas on pack ice during the Ellsworth Relief Expedition, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

RAAF pilot Flight Lieutenant Eric Douglas is out on the ice pack checking space for taking off and landing and the ice conditions for a flight in Gipsy Moth A7-55. 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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