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Slide set: The Cambridge Expedition to Edge Island (lecture: maker unknown, at least 41 slides, c.1928)

Descriptive data for this set (listed below slide images)
Slide 1
Kuhr Glacier. North shore of Devi Bay. Edge Island.
Slide 2
[Map slide of Barents Island, Disco Bay and Deevie Bay.]
Slide 3
Edge Island.
Slide 4
West Spitsbergen, Barents Island and Edge Island.
Slide 5
[From the Baffin Sea to the North Sea, including Greenland, Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Jan Mayaen Island.]
Slide 6
Captured bear cub.
Slide 7
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 8
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 9
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 12
Carrying stores over martime plain.
Slide 13
Camp in valley near Cape Lee.
Slide 14
Expedition. (Lowndes abst).
Slide 15
Debris cone.
Slide 16
The 'Heimen'
Slide 17
The crew
Slide 18
Drift ice.
Slide 19
Landing.
Slide 20
Sledging on Kuhr glacier
Slide 20
Ice cliff.
Slide 22
Ice free region in centre of island
Slide 23
Hunting ship.
Slide 24
Whales point.
Slide 25
Sledges landed on shore.
Slide 26
Kuhr moraine.
Slide 27
Canyon near Keilhan bay
Slide 28
Crow's Nest
Slide 29
Norwegian fjord
Slide 30
Bivouac II
Slide 31
Part of a small ice cap.
Slide 32
Skulls near Cape Lee
Slide 33
northern limit of ice cap
Slide 34
Kuhr glacier & moraine.
Slide 35
N. coast of Edge Island
Slide 36
a rest on the glacier
Slide 37
Bad sledging conditions
Slide 38
Tromsö
Slide 39
Breaking camp in a wind
Slide 40
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 41
[Slide title unknown]
Slide 41
Taking a sight.
Number of slides
at least 41
Manufacturer

maker unknown, England

Main type of image
photograph
Main usage of set
lecture
Date of first manufacture
c.1928
Notes

The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) catalogue index card states:

'41 slides made to illustrate a paper by H.G. Watkins on 'The Cambridge Expedition to Edge Island', read 20th February 1928'.

See 'The Geographical Journal', Vol. 72, No. 2 (Aug., 1928), pp. 117-140.

*This collection originally comprised 72 slides - balance destroyed/faded, April 1953.

Lucerna ID  3009073

Record created by Emily Hayes and Richard Crangle. Last updated 16 November 2017

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