Summary

Lantern slide of the RAAF search party for Lincoln Ellsworth and Herbert Hollick-Kenyon, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Search party from Discovery II. Lincoln Ellsworth is pictured in the middle. (Two small prints verify this as by Eric Douglas - the Te Papa Museum in Wellington says that it is by Alfred Saunders). 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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