Summary

Lantern slide of Christmas Day celebrations aboard the Discovery, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

BANZARE Explorers on Christmas Day in 1930 in the wardroom of the Discovery during Voyage 2 in 1930-1931 of the British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE). On the right seated - Eric Douglas (left), Sir Douglas Mawson and Captain Kenneth MacKenzie. On the left seated at the front is Professor T Harvey Johnston. There are gifts laid out on the table and balloons hanging from the ceiling. Photograph taken during the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), Voyage 2.

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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