Lantern slide of the RAAF party on the Discovery II, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

RAAF party and the Discovery II explorers on deck. In the foreground are two cattle carcasses hanging from the rigging. Part of the RAAF Westland Wapiti A7-35 can be seen at left. 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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