Lantern slide of the ship Discovery at Cape Town, South Africa.

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

Description of Content

This photo was taken prior to the departure of the Discovery on BANZARE Voyage 1 of 1929-1930. Eric Douglas' caption 'SY Discovery and the Ship's Company at Cape Town'. Frank Hurley is in the middle row on the left. Photograph taken during the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), Voyage 1.

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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