Lantern slide of the RAAF Wapiti aircraft and the ship Discovery II, Williamstown, Victoria.

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

Description of Content

RAAF Wapiti being loaded aboard the Discovery II at Williamstown, Victoria, with Flight Lieutenant Eric Douglas in the cockpit. Photograph taken during the Ellsworth Relief Expedition, 1935-1936. The Aircraft depicted was a Westland Wapiti Mark 1A with a Jupiter V111F Engine.

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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