Lantern slide of the Gipsy Moth seaplane.

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

Description of Content

RAAF Gipsy Moth seaplane A7-55. There is a pilot in the cockpit and three other men in the dinghy behind the aeroplane. Some last minute adjustments are being made to the moth. 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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