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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: M: 2013/5
Object name: Biscuit
Title: Biscuit
Description: An empty cardboard packet of 'Captain Scotts Expedition Biscuits' made by Huntley & Palmers in 2013. Huntley & Palmers baked the biscuits that were taken on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova), and recreated these biscuits to the same recipe in 2013 (with the exception of the substition of vegetable oil for lard).
Classified name:
SPRI theme memorabilia and souvenirs
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 664.63
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

An empty rectangular cardboard box which originally contained 'Captain Scotts Expedition Biscuits'. The box is black, with writing on all sides, giving a history of Huntley & Palmers, a history of expedition biscuits, and ingredients and nutritional information about the biscuits. Stuck to the bottom of the box is a price sticker for £3.99 and barcode.

  • Width: 80mm, height: 186mm, depth: 80mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • : British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) (1910 - 1913)