Glass Negative - 'Albatross Getting Ready to Alight', Antarctica, by Frank Hurley,1929-1930 Image 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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 163 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: antarctic expeditions, antarctic exploration, expeditions, albatrosses birds, antarctica
Themes this item is part of: Antarctica Collection, Images & Image Making Collection
Primary Classification: EXPLORATION
Secondary Classification: Antarctic
Tertiary Classification: expeditions
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Antarctica, 1929-1930

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