Glass Negative - 'Boat Harbour at Commonwealth Bay, Adelie Land', Antarctica, 1930-1931 Image Reg. No: MM 114913

Glass Negative depicting the harbour at Commonwealth Bay in Antarctica. It is one of a number of glass negatives by Eric Douglas and Frank Hurley taken during Voyages 2 of the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE), 1930-1931.

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:
A photograph which was taken during Voyage 2 of the British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE). Eric Douglas captioned the image 'Boat Harbour at Commonwealth Bay Adelie Land'. Image taken, looking out to sea at the Mackellar Islets in Commonwealth Bay, The Boat harbour is the small patch of water in the center of the image hugging the coast.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Sally Douglas, 2008
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 120 mm (Height), 163 mm (Width)

More information

Tagged with: antarctic expeditions, antarctic exploration, expeditions, 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: Commonwealth Bay, Adélie Land, French Southern & Antarctic Territories, Antarctica, 1930-1931

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