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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: N: 1042
Object name: Mirror
Title: Mirror
Description: 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.
Classified name:
SPRI theme personal equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT mirrors
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A cracked rectangular glass mirror in a metal frame, with a paper backing and a folding wire stand.

  • Width: 63mm, length: 86mm, depth: 8mm
Associated person(s):
  • Used by: Wilson, Edward Adrian (1901 - 1904)
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery) (1901 - 1904)