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photograph - Slide 138. The oxygen apparatus, Front view.
  • Slide 138. The oxygen apparatus, Front view.
    Noel, John Baptist Lucius, born 1890 - died 1989
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Slide 138. The oxygen apparatus, Front view.

  • Object:

    photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Tibet (photographed)

  • Date:

    1922 (photographed)
    1923-1925 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Noel, John Baptist Lucius, born 1890 - died 1989 (photographer)

  • 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

  • Museum number:

    RPS.1646:48-2017

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case MB2, shelf SH15, box XRG486

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.

Place of Origin

Tibet (photographed)

Date

1922 (photographed)
1923-1925 (made)

Artist/maker

Noel, John Baptist Lucius, born 1890 - died 1989 (photographer)

Marks and inscriptions

COPYRIGHT OF "THE MOUNT EVEREST COMMITTEE" / MAKERS: NEWTON & CO. LTD., 37, KING ST., LONDON, WC.2

Dimensions

Length: 8.2 cm Slide, Height: 8.2 cm Slide, Depth: 0.4 cm Slide

Descriptive line

Lantern slide, 'Slide 138. The oxygen apparatus, Front view.', Mount Everest expedition of 1922

Categories

Photographs; The Royal Photographic Society; Magic lantern shows; Projected images

Collection

Royal Photographic Society Collection

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