Lantern slide of the crew aboard the Discovery II, Ellsworth Relief Expedition, Antarctica.

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

Description of Content

Crew aboard the ship Discovery II on the return journey to Melbourne. Lincoln Ellsworth is in the middle of the front row. Lieutenant Leonard Hill, the Captain of the Discovery II is on Ellsworth's right and Flight Lieutenant Eric Douglas leader of the RAAF contingent is on Ellsworth's left side. The other six men are members of the RAAF party of seven. Ellsworth Relief Expedition 1935-1936. 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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