Summary

Lantern slide of an explorer from the Discovery II, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Explorer from the Discovery II drinking a beer while holding a long neck bottle of Melbourne Bitter Ale. He could be 'Babe' Marr. There is another man in the background to the 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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