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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Silk slips

Accession no.: N: 1040
Object name: Silk slips
Title: Silk slips
Description: 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).
Classified name:
SPRI theme expedition equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > South Pole
UDC 685.531
Geographic UDC (*701)
Getty AAT tents
Field collection:
Person Wilson, Edward Adrian
Date 18/1/1912
Place Antarctic regions > South Pole
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Numerous small slips of silk, fixed in a Perspex mount.

  • Width: 225mm, length: 225mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used by: Norwegian Antarctic Expedition 1910-12 (Fram) (1910 - 1912)