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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Strap

Image
Accession no.: N: 117
Object name: Strap
Title: Strap
Description: A green canvas strap with a wooden toggle for fastening articles onto a sledge in low temperatures. It was used on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).
Classified name:
SPRI theme transportation
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 685.162
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A green canvas strap. It consists of a short strip of canvas, folded in half and stitched so that it is double thickness, with a buttonhole at one end (with black stitching) and a metal eyelet at the other. Stitched to the strap is a short length of rope with a wooden toggle.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 53mm, length: 480mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) (1910 - 1913)