Lantern slide of Discovery II & the Wyatt Earp, Bay Of Whales, Ellsworth Relief Expedition, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) flag in the foreground and the ship Wyatt Earp in the distance. This was at the time of the meeting up of the Discovery II and the Wyatt Earp in the Bay of Whales, Ross Sea. It was on 20th January, 1936. 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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