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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Cooking pot

Accession no.: N: 30/1a-b
Object name: Cooking pot
Title: Cooking pot
Description: An aluminium cooking pot (a) and lid (b) made by N.C.J. Ltd. of Stratford on Avon. Used by the sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).
Classified name:
SPRI theme domestic equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 643.35
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT pots
Number of items: 2
Full description:

An aluminium cooking pot (a) with lid (b). The pot has two handles, one on either side and riveted in place. The underside of the pot is stamped 'N.C.J. LTD // STRATFORD.ON.AVON'. The lid has a central handle riveted in place on the top.

  • Width: 181mm, height: 145mm, length: 230mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)