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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Plate

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Accession no.: N: 572c
Object name: Plate
Title: Plate
Description: A dinner plate made for and used on the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). Made by Doulton and Co. of Burslem, Stoke on Trent.
Classified name:
SPRI theme domestic equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 641.722
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT dinner plates
Full description:

A china dinner plate, white with a royal blue line around the edge, a gold rim, and the crest of the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery). On the underside is the manufacturer's mark in brown, 'DOULTON // BURSLEM // ENGLAND' (this mark was used 1882–1902). It is also stamped '190'.

Dimensions:
  • Diameter: 238mm, depth: 22mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery) (1901 - 1904)