Lantern slide of the RAAF search party with Lincoln Ellsworth aboard the Discovery II, Ellsworth Relief Expedition, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Group photo of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) party on board the ship 'Discovery II' with Lincoln Ellsworth in the middle in the front row. Eric Douglas' caption 'Moth seaplane (A7-55) with engine housing device. Personnel - Back Row - Reddrop, Cottee; Front Row - Easterbrook, Murdoch, Lincoln Ellsworth, Douglas and Gibbs'. 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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