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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



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Accession no.: N: 230
Object name: Bottle
Description: A clear glass water sample bottle commonly used by British polar expeditions in 1939.
Classified name:
SPRI theme science and navigation
Current place name Polar regions
Geographic UDC (*2)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
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A clear glass Kilner bottle with a ceramic top with a rubber seal and metal catch. The base is moulded ''K B Ld' // T'. There is handwritten paper museum label stuck to the side of the bottle reading: '230 Water sample bottle of the type commonly used by all British expeditions at present time (1930-40) // Presented by Brian Roberts'.

  • Height: 195mm, diameter: 60mm
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