Summary

Lantern slide of the expedition ship Discovery II in pack ice, Southern Ocean, Antarctica. Records [Te Papa Museum] indicate that the position of the ship was '...Latitude 72 degrees South'.

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

Description of Content

Bow of the Discovery II entering a lead in sea ice. The Latitude was 72 degrees South. 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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