Lantern slide of the Discovery II and the Wyatt Earp, Bay of Whales, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Discovery II is at the left and the Wyatt Earp is out to sea. The Bay of Whales, Ross Sea. A motor boat party from one of the two ships can be seen near the Wyatt Earp. 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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