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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



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.

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