Lantern slide of the a crewman on the motor boat from the ship Discovery.

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

Description of Content

Explorers from the Discovery on the ship's motor boat, approaching the Antarctic mainland. This could be in the vicinity of Mac-Robertson Land. (Named for the Discovery's benefactor Macpherson Robertson of chocolate fame). 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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