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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Sleeping bag

Accession no.: N: 1197
Object name: Sleeping bag
Title: Sleeping bag
Description: A down-filled khaki-coloured sleeping bag, labelled 'C.S.' It was used on the British Antarcitc Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) at the base hut but not while sledging.
Classified name:
SPRI theme expedition equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 685.533
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT sleeping bags
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A down-filled khaki sleeping bag which narrows towards the feet. It has an opening which extends halfway down the length of the bag, with a flap on either side – the right flap extends the full length of the opening, whereas the left flap only extends part way. There is a textile name tape with the initials 'C.S.' in red stitching. The underside of the bag is covered with red spots.

  • Width: 880mm, length: 1990mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) (1910 - 1913)