Lantern slide of Kosmos, a whaling factory ship.

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

Description of Content

Whaling factory ship Kosmos in the Antarctic. Eric Douglas said 'We are now heading towards the Kosmos. This ship is 20 feet longer than the James Clark Ross and is 22,000 tons. She has nine chasers in attendance and is a Norwegian concern financially The Kosmos broke a world's record the other week when she handled forty whales in twenty four hours. Normally she cuts up about twenty whales per day'. 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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