Slide 138. The oxygen apparatus, Front view. thumbnail 1
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F , Case MB2, Shelf SH15, Box XRG486

Slide 138. The oxygen apparatus, Front view.

Photograph
1922 (photographed), 1923-1925 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Square piece of glass edged with black tape showing a black and white photograph of a man in profile wearing a hat, thick clothing and a complicated backpack with an oxygen mask over his face and attached to the backpack.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Brief Description
Lantern slide, 'Slide 138. The oxygen apparatus, Front view.', Mount Everest expedition of 1922
Physical Description
Square piece of glass edged with black tape showing a black and white photograph of a man in profile wearing a hat, thick clothing and a complicated backpack with an oxygen mask over his face and attached to the backpack.
Dimensions
  • Slide length: 8.2cm
  • Slide height: 8.2cm
  • Slide depth: 0.4cm
Marks and Inscriptions
COPYRIGHT OF "THE MOUNT EVEREST COMMITTEE" / MAKERS: NEWTON & CO. LTD., 37, KING ST., LONDON, WC.2
Credit line
The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the V&A, acquired with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Associated Object
Other Numbers
  • XRG486 - RPS collection - V&A identifier
  • 5635 - RPS identifier - inventory no.
Collection
Accession Number
RPS.1646:48-2017

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record createdAugust 1, 2017
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