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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Kit bag

Accession no.: N: 1079v
Object name: Kit bag
Title: Kit bag
Description: A personal kit big. Part of the equipment for a fully laden sledge as used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).
Classified name:
SPRI theme personal equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 685.514.33
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT kit bags
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A cylindrical beige kit bag, made of a single piece of cloth which is seamed down the side, with an additional circle for the base. There are six brass-coloured metal eyelets around the top, with brown string running through them for pulling the bag closed. Inside the edge of the bag is a textile flap with the letter 'C' printed on it.

  • Width: 395mm, length: 830mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)