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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Eye shades

Accession no.: N: 1122
Object name: Eye shades
Title: Eye shades
Description: A pair of eye shades belonging to Lieutenant Charles Royds and used by him during the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).
Classified name:
SPRI theme personal equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 617.7-089.2
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A pair of eye-shades consisting of two black-painted metal funnel-shaped shades joined at one end with solder and in the middle with a metal bar. Each shade is made from a sheet of metal, with an extra piece of the eye piece. One shade is marked 'Discovery' and the other '1901'.

  • Width: 143mm, length: 160mm, depth: 69mm
Associated person(s):
  • Used by: Royds, Charles William Rawson (1901 - 1904)
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery) (1901 - 1904)