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There are 2,004 items in this collection, of which 150 are shown below. Use the navigation to view more pages.

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Tea

Record: N: 754

A 1/2 lb nett tin of Lipton's tea, used on Nimrod, 1907, during the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod).

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Candlestick

Record: N: 761

A brass candlestick belonging to Lieutenant Charles Royds and used by him on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Record: N: 767

A navy blue cotton jumper, referred to in the accession register as a 'windcheater', with a round neck and tight cuffs. Supplied by Lillywhites Ltd.

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Anorak

Record: N: 770

A cream-coloured 'Wordie' cloth anorak (pullover-style) with hood. Made to a design copied from a 1933 Scoresby Sound pattern, by S. Morgan of Cambridge. Used by Brian Birley Roberts during the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Boot

Record: N: 773a

A red-brown leather ski boot, with the toe section (N: 773b) cut away to reveal the construction. The boot was made by G.H. Bass & Co. of Wilton, Maine, USA for the United States Antarctic Service Expedition 1939-41. This style of boot was made for use with skis, and the sole is specially constructed for the ski bindings used by the expedition.

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Boot section

Record: N: 773b

A toe section, cut away from boot N: 773a to reveal the construction. The boot was made by G.H. Bass & Co. of Wilton, Maine, USA for the United States Antarctic Service Expedition 1939-41. This style of boot was made for use with skis, and the sole is specially constructed for the ski bindings used by the expedition.

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Boot

Record: N: 774a

A red-brown leather ski boot, with the toe section (N: 774b) cut away to reveal the construction. The boot was made by G.H. Bass & Co. of Wilton, Maine, USA for the United States Antarctic Service Expedition 1939-41. This style of boot was made for general use around camp and on short trips, and is made to accommodate two pairs of socks and sennegrass. It also has removable spikes in the sole which can be worn or removed depending on the condition.

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Boot section

Record: N: 774b

A toe section, cut away from boot N: 774a to reveal the construction. The boot was made by G.H. Bass & Co. of Wilton, Maine, USA for the United States Antarctic Service Expedition 1939-41. This style of boot was made for general use around camp and on short trips, and is made to accommodate two pairs of socks and sennegrass. It also has removable spikes in the sole which can be worn or removed depending on the condition.

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Sealskin

Record: N: 778a

A complete seal skin from a 2-3 day old Weddell seal pup. Collected by G.C.L. Bertram during the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) at the request of the Discovery Committee, and dressed in London by Culverwell, Brooks & Co.

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Sealskin

Record: N: 778b

A complete seal skin from a 1 year old Weddell seal. Collected by G.C.L. Bertram during the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) at the request of the Discovery Committee, and dressed in London by Culverwell, Brooks & Co.

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Sealskin

Record: N: 778c

A complete seal skin from a Weddell seal. Collected by G.C.L. Bertram during the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) at the request of the Discovery Committee, and dressed in London by Culverwell, Brooks & Co.

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Sealskin

Record: N: 778d-h

Five pieces of seal skin from Weddell seal pups. Collected by G.C.L. Bertram during the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) at the request of the Discovery Committee, and dressed in London by Culverwell, Brooks & Co.

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Wallet

Record: N: 780

A green canvas wallet to contain field notebook(s), used by Brian Roberts on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Tide gauge

Record: N: 781

A wood box containing an in-built automatic tide gauge used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The gauge was designed for use when the sea was frozen and would stand on a small table on the sea ice. A flexible wire was fixed to the bottom of the sea and passed over the pulley to a counterpoise weight which kept the wire tight. The up and down movement of the ice with the tide, and therefore of the gauge, was communicated to the pulley and ultimately operated a pen.

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Geological specimen

Record: N: 782a-g

Six feldspar crystal specimens (a-f) in a box (g). The specimens were collected from the active crater of Mount Erebus, Antarctica, by the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Sledge

Record: N: 785

A 12-foot sledge used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Mitten

Record: N: 786

Non-freezing leather glove made for (but not used on) the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 by Robert Lawrie Ltd.

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Boot

Record: N: 787

A brown leather sea boot, treated with whale oil to prevent the leather freezing. Made by Robert Lawrie Ltd. of London. This type of boot was supplied to the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Boot

Record: N: 788

A reddish-brown leather climbing boot, lined with lambskin and treated with whale oil to prevent freezing. Made by Robert Lawrie Ltd. of London. This type of boot was supplied to some members of the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Medicine chest

Record: N: 800

A medicine chest manufactured by Burroughs Wellcome & Co. of London and used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). The case (a) contains ten Bakelite tubes of medicine (b-i, u-v), a small piece of stone (j), a packet of 'court plaster' (k), five packets of field dressings (l-o, t), a tube of 'hazeline' cream (p), a pin cushion with pins (q), two eye patches (r-s), two bandages (w-x), a silver case containing hypodermic needles (y), and a canvas case containing a knife, needles and thread, brush and pipette (z). The case also contains a double-sided printed page, pages 53-54, from Lyons, H. (1924). 'British (Terra Nova) Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913: miscellaneous data'. London: Harrison (aa).

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Lantern

Record: N: 805

A folding lantern with mica panels, used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Thermometer

Record: N: 817

A thermometer used by Raymond Priestley on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

Knife

Record: N: 819a-b

A flensing knife (a) in a leather sheath (b), of the type used during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). It was made by George Butler & Co. of Sheffield.

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Letter cylinder

Record: N: 821

A letter cylinder, for leaving messages on cairns, from the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). It was left tied to a pole at Cape Crozier by Scott's party.

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Crampon

Record: N: 827a-b

A pair of all-metal crampons, each with six spikes. Used during the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Glove

Record: N: 836a-b

A pair of beige/fawn-coloured knitted woollen gloves, supplied by Jaeger Co. in 1934. Labelled 'G.C.L. Bertram'. This type of glove was used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Glove

Record: N: 837a-b

A pair of beige/fawn-coloured knitted woollen gloves, supplied by Jaeger Co. in 1934. Labelled 'G.C.L. Bertram'. This type of glove was used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) for setting up camp, erecting tents and unlashing sledges.

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Sleeping bag

Record: N: 857

A reindeer skin sleeping bag used by L.E.G. Oates during the journey to the South Pole on the British Antarcitc Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). The bag was found on 12 November 1912 by the search party looking for the polar party. It has been cut along the length to ease the entry of Oates' badly frostbitten leg.

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Goggles

Record: N: 878a

A pair of coloured snow goggles made for J.M. Wordie for use during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Epedition 1914-16 (Endurance).

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Goggles case

Record: N: 878b

A leather case for pair of coloured snow goggles (N: 878a) made for J.M. Wordie for use during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance).

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Record: N: 896a-b

A pair of size 10 long duffle inners (stockings) for use inside sea boots. Made by S.G. Caspar of London.

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Record: N: 915

A natural-coloured anorak (pullover-style) with fur-trimmed hood and sleeves. Part of a Grenfell cloth suit supplied to the British Australian and New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31 (Discovery).

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Record: N: 916

A pair of natural-coloured salopettes. Part of a Grenfell cloth suit supplied to the British Australian and New Zealand Research Expedition 1929-31 (Discovery).

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Tunic

Record: N: 918a

A beige windproof tunic made by J. Mandleberg & Co. Used during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Tunic

Record: N: 918b

A beige windproof tunic made by Burberrys Ltd. Used during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Tunic

Record: N: 918c

A beige windproof tunic made by J. Mandleberg & Co. Used during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Helmet

Record: N: 919c

A beige windproof cloth helmet made by Burberrys Ltd. Used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Wristlet

Record: N: 929a-b

A pair of brown woollen wristlets made by cutting down a pair of socks. Used by G.C.L. Bertram on the the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Ration

Record: N: 941a

A small painted plaster model of a plasmon biscuit, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories, and the daily allowance of biscuit was 2.7 ounces.

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Ration

Record: N: 941b

A biscuit, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories, and the daily allowance of biscuit was 2.7 ounces.

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Ration

Record: N: 941c

A plaster model of Rowntree's milk chocolate, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories, and the daily allowance of chocolate was 2.4 ounces.

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Ration

Record: N: 941d

A biscuit, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories, and the daily allowance of biscuit was 2.7 ounces.

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Ration

Record: N: 941e

A wax model of Blue Band margarine, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories, and the daily allowance of margarine was 5.6 ounces.

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Ration

Record: N: 941f

A glass tube containing Glaxo full-cream milk powder, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories, and the daily allowance of milk powder was 1.6 ounces.

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Ration

Record: N: 941g

A glass tube containing powder, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories.

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Ration

Record: N: 941h

A glass tube containing Rowntree's Cocoa powder, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories, and the daily allowance of cocoa powder was 0.8 ounces.

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Ration

Record: N: 941i

A glass tube containing Glaxo full-cream milk powder, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories, and the daily allowance of milk powder was 1.6 ounces.

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Ration

Record: N: 941j

A glass tube containing Harvest pea-flour, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories, and the daily allowance of pea flour was 1.6 ounces.

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Ration

Record: N: 941k

A glass tube containing an adexolin capsule, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories, and included one adexolin capsule per day.

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Ration

Record: N: 941l

Three round glass Petri dishes.

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Adexolin tablets

Record: N: 942

A metal tin containing 25 'adexolin' (Vitamins A & D) capsules, manufactured by Glaxo Laboratories Ltd. of Greenford, Middlesex, in an outer cardboard box. Adexolin replaced medicinal cod-liver oil as an ingredient in sledging rations, with the usual dose being one capsule a day.

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Record: N: 943

An unopened rectangular tin of Bovril pemmican, made by Bovril Ltd. of London.

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Ration

Record: N: 944

An emergency sledge ration made by Bovril Ltd. for the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Record: N: 945

An empty short round tin originally containing 80 Horlicks tablets, manufactured by Horlick's Malted Milk Co. Ltd. of Slough and used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Ski

Record: N: 947

A single wooden ski with a leather toe strap made by L.H. Hagen & Co. of Christiana, Norway, and marked 'R.E. Priestley'. Used by Raymond Priestley on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Ski pole

Record: N: 948

A bamboo ski pole used by Robert Falcon Scott during the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

Statue

Record: N: 977a-b

A painted plaster maquette on a plaster base in two parts by Arthur G. Walker, R.A., showing L.E.G Oates (a) and Captain Scott and E.A. Wilson (b) from the Polar Party of the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). The main statue was destroyed during air raid work.

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Nansen cooker

Record: N: 978a-e

An aluminium Nansen cooker in five parts: outer pot with lid (a), standard (b), outer cooker (c), inner cooker with lid (d) and cover (e).

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Knee support

Record: N: 998a

A metal knee support with leather straps (N: 998a) designed by E.W. Bingham on the lines of Marsh's knee splint and made for him by W.E. Hampton during the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). Bingham was suffering from chronically slipped cartilage of the knee; the knee support proved completely successful. The support was held up by a body belt (N: 998b) and blanket padding (N: 998c) provided protection from chafing.

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Body belt

Record: N: 998b

A leather and textile body belt used to hold up a knee support (N: 998a) designed by E.W. Bingham on the lines of Marsh's knee splint and made for him by W.E. Hampton during the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). Bingham was suffering from chronically slipped cartilage of the knee; the knee support proved completely successful. The support was held up by the body belt, which previously belonged to I.F. Meiklejohn, and blanket padding (N: 998c) provided protection from chafing.

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Blanket padding

Record: N: 998c

A piece of fawn-coloured blanket cloth, used as padding for a knee support (N: 998a) designed by E.W. Bingham on the lines of Marsh's knee splint and made for him by W.E. Hampton during the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). Bingham was suffering from chronically slipped cartilage of the knee; the knee support proved completely successful. The support was held up by a body belt (N: 998b) and the blanket padding provided protection from chafing.

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Watch

Record: N: 999a

A chronometer watch with a silver-plated casing, white enamel face and glass front. It belonged to Sir Ernest Shackleton and was used for navigation by Captain Frank Worsley during the boat journey from Elephant Island to South Georgia in 1916 during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance). It was made by S. Smith & Son, with serial number '192/262'. The reverse bears the inscription 'F.A. Worsley // From E.H. Shackleton // May 1916'. The watch originally had a wooden stand (N: 999b) with an inscribed plaque (no longer in the collection).

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Dog harness hook

Record: N: 1029

A galvanised metal snap hook and swivel, suitable for dog chains and the ends of harness traces.

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Dog collar

Record: N: 1030

An orange-brown leather dog collar, made by A. Garstin & Co. Ltd. of London. This type of collar was supplied to the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1945.

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Dog chain

Record: N: 1032

A dog chain made at H.M. Dockyard, Chatham for the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1945. This type of chain was supplied to Base D (Hope Bay) and Base E (Stonington Island). The chain is stored in a cotton bag marked 'Camp and Sports Cooperators'.

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Wallet

Record: N: 1034

A beige canvas notebook wallet used by Robert Falcon Scott on the South Pole journey of the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). It was brought back by the search party in 1912.

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Flag

Record: N: 1038

A black flag from the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition 1910-12 (Fram) found near the South Pole and brought back by Dr Edward Adrian Wilson on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Reckoning

Record: N: 1039

Amundsen's reckoning of his position on 15th December 1911 found tied to the black flag (N: 1038) by Captain Scott's party, Terra Nova Expedition 1910-13.

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Silk slips

Record: N: 1040

Slips of silk taken from the seams of the Norwegian tent at the South Pole used by the Norwegian Antarctic Expedition 1910-12 (Fram). They were taken by Dr Edward Adrian Wilson on 18 January 1912 during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Mirror

Record: N: 1042

A hand mirror taken by E.A. Wilson on the farthest south sledge journey of the British National Antarctic Expedition 1091-04 (Discovery). Wilson used this mirror when suffering from snow-blindness to treat his own eyes.

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Sponge

Record: N: 1043

A muslin bag containing pieces of sponge used by E.A. Wilson on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). When his sponges wore out during his three years in the Antarctic, Wilson collected the pieces and sewed them up in the muslin.

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Record: N: 1044

A beige canvas wallet used by Edward Adrian Wilson for his journal on the South Pole journey of the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). It was brought back by the search party. The journal itself is in the British Library.

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Wallet

Record: N: 1045

A 'timinoggy bag' used by Edward Adrian Wilson during the South Pole journey on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). It was brought back by the search party in 1912.

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Food bag

Record: N: 1049

A drawstring canvas food bag, daubed with the initial 'W' in red, used by Edward Adrian Wilson during the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Ditty bag

Record: N: 1050

A housewife or 'ditty bag' for repairing clothes which belonged to Captain R.F. Scott and was used on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Sledge repair outfit

Record: N: 1051

A sledge repair kit consisting of a canvas roll case (a) and five tools: file (b), tightening lever (c), spanner (d), bradawl (e) and gimlet (f). Used by Captain Scott on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Flag

Record: N: 1052

A black flag used to mark depots during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Coal sample

Record: N: 1053a-d

Four coal specimens from Mount Buckley, Beadmore Glacier, Antarctica, collected during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Watch

Record: N: 1054

A stopwatch with a metal casing and white enamel face. It was used with a sextant by Captain Frank Worsley for navigating the James Caird during the boat journey from Elephant Island to South Georgia in 1916 during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance).

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Sun compass

Record: N: 1055

A sun compass made and used during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Anorak

Record: N: 1060

A lightweight khaki-green anorak (pullover-style) with hood, made by Benjamin Edgington of London. This type of anorak was supplied to the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1946.

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Dog harness hook

Record: N: 1062

A spring hook with swivel for dog chains, supplied by M. Mallock & Sons Ltd. of London. This type of hook was used by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey for dog chains in 1946.

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Dog harness ring

Record: N: 1063

A galvanised iron ring for dog chains, supplied by M. Mallock & Sons Ltd. of London. This type of ring was used by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1946.

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Sledge

Record: N: 1079a

A dog sledge fitted with brake, handlebars and compass bracket. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Sledge bag

Record: N: 1079b

A canvas sledge bag for hanging off the handlebars of a sledge. Part of the equipment as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Ration box

Record: N: 1079c

A five man ration box, number 44. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Ration box

Record: N: 1079d

A five man ration box, number 34. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Ration box

Record: N: 1079e

A five man ration box, number 66. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Ration box

Record: N: 1079f

A five man ration box, number 115. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Ration box

Record: N: 1079g

A five man ration box, number 24. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog pemmican box

Record: N: 1079h

A wooden box for dog pemmican. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog pemmican box

Record: N: 1079i

A wooden box for dog pemmican. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog pemmican box

Record: N: 1079j

A wooden box for dog pemmican. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog pemmican box

Record: N: 1079k

A wooden box for dog pemmican. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog pemmican box

Record: N: 1079l

A wooden box for dog pemmican. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog pemmican box

Record: N: 1079m

A wooden box for dog pemmican. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog pemmican box

Record: N: 1079n

A wooden box for dog pemmican. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog pemmican box

Record: N: 1079o

A wooden box for dog pemmican. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog pemmican box

Record: N: 1079p

A wooden box for dog pemmican. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Tent

Record: N: 1079q

A pyramid tent (single layer), a groundsheet, four tent poles, six wooden tent pegs and three lengths of rope/cord in a tent bag. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used by British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37.

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Snow shovel

Record: N: 1079r

A snow shovel with a metal head and wooden handle, made by Spear & Jackson. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Ski pole

Record: N: 1079s

A wooden ski pole with a bamboo shaft. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used by British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

Ice axe

Record: N: 1079t

A long-handled ice axe, marked 'Robert Lawrie Ltd'. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Trace

Record: N: 1079u

A central trope trace. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Kit bag

Record: N: 1079v

A personal kit big. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Bedding roll

Record: N: 1079w

A bedding roll. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Rope

Record: N: 1079x

A rope for lashing loads on to a sledge. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used by the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog pemmican box

Record: N: 1079y

A wooden box for dog pemmican. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog pemmican box

Record: N: 1079z

A wooden box for dog pemmican. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Bedding roll

Record: N: 1080

A reindeer skin sleeping bag used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Sledge

Record: N: 1083

A sledge used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Sledge

Record: N: 1084

A sledge used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Harness

Record: N: 1086

A white textile man-hauling harness. Used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Sledge

Record: N: 1087

A sledge used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog chain

Record: N: 1089

A dog chain made at H.M. Dockyard, Chatham for the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1946. The chain was supplied by A.J. Pratt & Sons Ltd. and the shackles by M. Mallock & Sons. This type of chain was supplied to Base D (Hope Bay) and Base E (Stonington Island). The chain is stored in a cotton bag marked 'Camp and Sports Cooperators'.

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Wristlet

Record: N: 1090a-b

A pair of olive green knitted woollen wristlets. Used by B.B. Roberts during the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).

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Dog bell

Record: N: 1091a

A small spherical dog harness bell, made by Drury Brothers of London, as supplied to the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1946. This was one of the first batch of dog bells to be made in the UK.

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Dog bell

Record: N: 1091b

A small spherical dog harness bell, made by Drury Brothers of London, as supplied to the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1946. This was one of the first batch of dog bells to be made in the UK.

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Plate

Record: N: 1102

A tin plate used by Lieutenant Charles Royds on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Thermometer

Record: N: 1118

A thermometer in a wooden holder which was used by Lieutenant Charles Royds on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).-04.

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Housewife

Record: N: 1119

A housewife belonging to Lieutenant Charles Royds and used on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Belt

Record: N: 1120

A leather hunting belt with a whistle, pouch, pipe holder and pipe, and penknife.It belonged to Charles Royds and was used during the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Pannikin and cup

Record: N: 1121

An aluminium pannikin (1) and drinking cup (2) for sledging, which belonged to Lieutenant Charles Royds and was used on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). The initials 'C.W.R.R.' and the name 'Royds' are scratched on the base of each.

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Eye shades

Record: N: 1122

A pair of eye shades belonging to Lieutenant Charles Royds and used by him during the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Dog harness

Record: N: 1123

A Siberian-type textile dog harness with a metal swivel and wooden toggles. Used during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Dog harness

Record: N: 1124

A Siberian-type textile dog harness with a metal swivel and wooden toggles. Used during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Strap

Record: N: 1125

A green canvas strap used for fixing a cooker to the top of an instrument box on a sledge. It was used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Strap

Record: N: 1126

A green canvas strap used for fixing a cooker to the top of an instrument box on a sledge. It was used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Strap

Record: N: 1127

A green canvas strap used for fixing a cooker to the top of an instrument box on a sledge. It was used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Harness

Record: N: 1128

A white textile man-hauling harness, with a wooden toggle. Used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Pony snowshoe

Record: N: 1130

A pony snowshoe, made of bamboo and leather, used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). One of two (N: 24a-b). Success or failure of the snowshoes was largely dependent on the temperament of the pony.

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Dog chain

Record: N: 1131

A dog chain used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Bag

Record: N: 1132

A food depot bag of the type used during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). Attached to the bag is a leather label with 'B. Armytage' written in ink. Bertram Armytage was in charge of the ponies on the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod), and killed himself in 1910 - the bag may therefore have been used on the Nimrod expedition.

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Bag

Record: N: 1133

A food depot bag of the type used during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Pony head collar

Record: N: 1134

A leather pony head collar used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Medal

Record: N: 1137a-b

An Edward VII-issue silver Polar Medal with two bars (Antarctic 1902-04 and Antarctic 1910-13), awarded to Edward Adrian Wilson for the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery) and British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). The medal and Discovery bar (a) are separate from the ribbon and Terra Nova bar (b).

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Medal

Record: N: 1138

A Royal Geographical Society Patron's Medal (George V issue), in a dark blue case, awarded posthumously to Edward Adrian Wilson for the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) and presented to Mrs Wilson in 1913. The medal was awarded for Wilson's 'excellent work in the study of the zoology of the Antarctic ... and for his skill as an artist.'

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Medal

Record: N: 1139

A Royal Geographical Society Special Award awarded to Edward Adrian Wilson. It is a silver copy of the gold Scott Medal awarded to Captain Robert Falcon Scott in 1904 for the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901–04 (Discovery).

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Medal

Record: N: 1140

A Royal Geographical Society Special Award, awarded posthumously to Edward Adrian Wilson and presented to Mrs Wilson in 1913. It is a silver copy of the gold Scott Medal awarded posthumously to Captain Robert Falcon Scott in 1913 for the British Antarctic Expedition 1910–13 (Terra Nova).

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Medal

Record: N: 1141

A silver copy of the King Umberto Gold Medal awarded by the Royal Geographical Society of Italy to Edward Adrian Wilson, with a red case. The King Umberto Gold Medal was awarded by the Royal Geographical Society of Italy in honour of Captain R.F. Scott and presented by the Italian Ambassador to Lady Scott on 10 November 1913. Silver copies were presented to the wives/mothers of the rest of the Polar Party at the same time. This medal was presented to Mrs Wilson.

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Seal

Record: N: 1146

A plaster impression from a copper seal commemorating the voyage of the Jane and Beaufoy led by Captain James Weddell 1822-24. Mounted on a wooden board. It is believed that the original seal was made for Weddell's private use.

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Sledge

Record: N: 1147

A wooden sledge used by Captain Robert Falcon Scott for the western journey 1903-04 during the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Sledge, model

Record: N: 1188

A 1:4 scale model of a Nansen type sledge as supplied to the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey. It was made by Airwork Joinery of Hounslow.

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Dog whip

Record: N: 1189

A 40-foot leather dog whip with a wooden handle, made by A. Garstin & Co. Ltd. of London. This type of whip was supplied to the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in 1945, 1946 and 1947.

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Primus stove

Record: N: 1191

A Primus stove in seven parts: the burner, cooking ring (which doesn’t appear to be original to the stove), burner ring, three supporting legs, and a separate metal box. The Primus was made by B.A. Hjorth & Co. of Sweden, and was used on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Ski

Record: N: 1192a-b

A pair of wooden skis with Huitfeldt bindings, made by L.H. Hagen & Co. of Oslo. They are carved with the intials 'R.F.S.' They belonged to Robert Falcon Scott and were used by him on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).

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Goggles

Record: N: 1194

A pair of wooden Inuit-style snow goggles with cross-shaped slits, marked 'R.F.S'. Used by Robert Falcon Scott on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).

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Bag

Record: N: 1195

A linen tea bag used for carrying geological specimens on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). It was taken to the South Pole by Captain Scott 1911-12 and brought back by the search party.

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Plate

Record: N: 1196

A warming plate with a hollow base to contain hot water. Made for and used on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Made by Doulton and Co. of Burslem, Stoke on Trent.

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Sleeping bag

Record: N: 1197

A down-filled khaki-coloured sleeping bag, labelled 'C.S.' It was used on the British Antarcitc Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) at the base hut but not while sledging.