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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Lantern case

Accession no.: N: 133b
Object name: Lantern case
Title: Lantern case
Description: A leather case for a folding lantern (N: 133a) used on the British National Antarcitc Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery).
Classified name:
SPRI theme expedition equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 683.8
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT lanterns (lighting devices)
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A black leather case with a black textile lining. It has a flap closure with a metal eyelet, and a metal catch. The case is very worn and stained with residue.

Related record(s):
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  • Width: 110mm, length: 235mm, depth: 18mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery) (1901 - 1904)