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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Bag

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Accession no.: N: 1133
Object name: Bag
Title: Bag
Description: A food depot bag of the type used during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).
Classified name:
SPRI theme expedition equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 685.514.33 & 664.9 : 656.19
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT bags (generic containers)
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A khaki-brown canvas depot bag with a bulbous shape and a rope tie stitched to the side near the top. The word 'DOGS' is just visible on one side. There are holes all over the bag wear the fabric is deteriorating.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 630mm, length: 700mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) (1910 - 1913)