Lantern slide of an abandoned aircraft wing, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Flying Officer Alister Murdoch is standing beside the part wing of aircraft 331-N which was protruding out of the ice. It was a wing remnant from Admiral Byrd's flying at 'Little America'. The wing came from Byrd's single engine Fokker monoplane F-14 NC-331-N called Blue Blade. 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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