Painted glass lantern slide from 1875-1876 British Arctic Expedition


This beautiful painted glass lantern slide shows a large iceberg and a ship, and five men on a smaller boat.

Reference: LS2007/1/11

Title: Icebergs . &. Aurora

Description: glass lantern slide. Stamped: Newton . &. Co. Opticians. 2 Fleet St. London. Label on top right corner: 11. Hand written on top edge: Icebergs with Aurora. Measurement of wooden enclosure: width 165mm, height 102mm, depth 10mm.

Collection: British Arctic Expedition 1875-76

Summary text: Seascape with stylised iceberg. Sailing ship at anchor and five people in a boat landing on the ice. Aurora in background.

Date: 1875

Keywords: icebergs aurora sailing ships

Location: Greenland

From the Freze Frame polar photography archive.

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