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Glass Negative - 'Albatross Getting Ready to Alight', Antarctica, by Frank Hurley,1929-1930 Reg. No: MM 114912
- Glass Negative depicting an albatross preparing to land, presumably on a ship. It is one of a number of glass negatives by Eric Douglas and Frank Hurley taken of photographs from Voyage 1 of the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1929-1930.
Eric Douglas was one of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) pilots who participated in BANZARE, 1929-1931. He was also a keen amateur photographer and worked with professional photographer Frank Hurley during both BANZARE voyages.
- Glass plate with negative image printed on surface
- Description Of Content:
- Image of an albatross above the water during Voyage 1 of the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE). Eric Douglas captioned the image 'Albatross getting ready to alight'
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Sally Douglas, 2008
|Dimensions:||120 mm (Height), 163 mm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||antarctic expeditions, antarctic exploration, expeditions, albatrosses birds, antarctica|
|Themes this item is part of:||Antarctica Collection, Images & Image Making Collection|
|Format:||Glass Negative: Black & White|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Antarctica, 1929-1930|