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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Cooking pot

Accession no.: N: 30/2a-b
Object name: Cooking pot
Title: Cooking pot
Description: An aluminium cooking pot (a) and lid (b) 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: 4
Full description:

An aluminium cooking pot (a) with lid (b). The base of the pot is very burnt. The pot has two handles, one on either side and riveted in place. The underside of the pot is stamped 'PURE ALUMINIUM // MADE // IN ENGLAND'. The lid has a central handle riveted in place on the top.

  • Width: 153mm, height: 140mm, length: 206mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)