Summary

Lantern slide of an explorer from the expedition ship Discovery II at Cape Crozier, Ross Island, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Explorer from the Discovery II amongst the penguins at Cape Crozier, Ross Island. He could be RAAF pilot Flying Officer Alister Murdoch. 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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