Lantern slide of Alister Murdoch with the RAAF flag, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Flying Officer Alister Murdoch of the RAAF search party holding the edges of the RAAF flag which is on a pole. This was at 'Little America' on the Ross Ice Barrier. 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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