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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Accession no.: N: 1044
Object name:
Description: 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.
Classified name:
SPRI theme personal equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 686.8
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT
Field collection:
Organisation British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova)
Place Antarctic region > Ross Dependency
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A rectangular beige canvas wallet. It has a flap closure with a buttonhole edged with textile tape and a metal buckle stitched to the body of the wallet. There are two canvas belt loops stitched to the back of the wallet.

  • Width: 243mm, height: 145mm
Associated person(s):
  • Used by: Wilson, Edward Adrian (1910 - 1912)
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) (1910 - 1913)