Lantern slide of the de Havilland DH60X Gipsy Moth seaplane, aboard the ship Discovery II, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Gipsy Moth seaplane A7-55 on board the ship Discovery II. Eric Douglas' caption reads 'Final Rigging of the Moth Seaplane in the quiet waters of the Ross Sea - January 1936'. Photograph taken during the Ellsworth Relief Expedition, 1935-1936.

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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