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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Wallet

Image
Accession no.: N: 288
Object name: Wallet
Title: Wallet
Description: A beige canvas wallet for journals with a textile pouch stitched to the back, from the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).
Classified name:
SPRI theme personal equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 686.8
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A canvas wallet. It has a flap closure with a textile tie on the flap (machine-stitched) and another on the body of the wallet (hand-stitched, suggesting a repair or modification). Stitched to the back is a small cotton pouch (black stitching indicates it has been modified for the purpose), with a textile tape tie. There are also two canvas loops on the back of the wallet to enable it to be worn on a belt.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 260mm, height: 235mm, depth: 10mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) (1910 - 1913)