Summary

Lantern slide of the RAAF Wapiti A5-37 being loaded onto the ship Discovery, Williamstown, Victoria.

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

Description of Content

The RAAF Wapiti A5-37 being loaded onto the RRS Discovery II at Williamstown, Victoria in December, 1935. Flight Lieutenant Eric Douglas is in the cockpit. 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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