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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: N: 1045
Object name: Wallet
Title: Wallet
Description: A 'timinoggy bag' used by Edward Adrian Wilson during the South Pole journey on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova). It was brought back by the search party in 1912.
Classified name:
SPRI theme personal equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 686.8
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A rectangular beige canvas wallet, the front edge of which extends to fold inside the wallet. It has a flap closure which is edged with textile tape which extends to form a button loop, and there is a metal buckle stitched to the body of the wallet. There are two canvas belt loops stitched to the back of the wallet. A black pencil on a piece of string is tied one of the loops. The wallet contains three unused half pencils, one used pencil, two erasers, two card rectangles, a skein of white thread, a skein of black wool, a coil of wire, and a leather needle pouch containing 2 needles and wrapped round with string.

  • Width: 220mm, height: 160mm
Associated person(s):
  • Used by: Wilson, Edward Adrian (1910 - 1912)
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) (1910 - 1913)