Black and white glass negative of two images, 'Reconnaissance Flight' & 'Little America', Ellsworth Relief Expedition, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Negative made from a copy of two photographs. The top photograph is of RAAF DH 60X Gipsy Moth A7-55 seaplane in the distance in the air. This was at the commencement of the Reconnaissance flight in the Ross Sea. Eric Douglas said 'Start of the Reconnaissance flight in the Ross Sea, F/Lt Douglas and F/o Murdoch - from the Discovery II. The search for Explorers Lincoln Ellsworth and Herbert Hollick-Kenyon'. The bottom photograph is of five members of the Discovery II search party at 'Little America' which is defined by the masts and poles. Access to the radio and accommodation hut was through a hole in the ice near the figure on the left. Photographs taken during the Ellsworth Relief Expedition, 1935-1936.

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Glass plate with negative image printed on surface

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