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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Whimsies

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Accession no.: M: 2014/2/1-8
Object name: Whimsies
Title: Whimsies
Description: A set of eight polar whimsies, consisting of three polar bears (M: 2014/1-3), two huskies (M: 2014/4-5), a penguin (M: 2014/6), a walrus (M: 2014/7) and a seal (M: 2014/8).
Classified name:
SPRI theme memorabilia and souvenirs
Current place name Polar regions
UDC
Geographic UDC (*2)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 8
Full description:

M: 2014/2/1: A painted and glazed ceramic polar bear, facing left and with a base.

M: 2014/2/2: A painted and glazed ceramic polar bear, facing right and with a base.

M: 2014/2/3: A painted and glazed ceramic polar bear, facing right and without a base. There is a handwritten price label on the base, '1956-59 //£22'.

M: 2014/2/4: A painted and glazed ceramic husky dog, facing right and without a base.

M: 2014/2/5: A painted and glazed ceramic husky dog, facing right and without a base. There is a paper price label on the base.

M: 2014/2/6: A painted and glazed ceramic penguin with a base. There is a handwritten price label on the base.

M: 2014/2/7: A painted and glazed ceramic walrus, facing left and with a base.

M: 2014/2/8: A painted and glazed ceramic grey seal, facing left and with a base.

Dimensions:
  • M: 2014/2/1: Width: 27mm, height: 43mm, length: 45mm
  • M: 2014/2/2: Width: 20mm, height: 30mm, length: 40mm
  • M: 2014/2/3: Width: 17mm, height: 23mm, length: 30mm
  • M: 2014/2/4: Width: 17mm, height: 32mm, length: 28mm
  • M: 2014/2/5: Width: 17mm, height: 32mm, length: 28mm
  • M: 2014/2/6: Width: 17mm, height: 35mm, length: 18mm
  • M: 2014/2/7: Width: 25mm, height: 33mm, length: 32mm
  • M: 2014/2/8: Width: 20mm, height: 27mm, length: 39mm
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