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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Sledge, model

Accession no.: N: 607
Object name: Sledge, model
Title: Sledge, model
Description: A 1:4 scale model of a hard runner sledge as used by the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). It was made by E.L. Pitman of Byfleet, Surrey, who made the sledges for the expedition.
Artist: Pitman, E.L.
Classified name:
SPRI theme transportation
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 629.111.7
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT sleds
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A 1:4 scale model of a hard runner sledge (Greenland sledge) as used by the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). It has metal-edged runners, and 13 flat planks across the top of the frame. It is made of wood with metal fixings.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 230mm, height: 320mm, length: 685mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • As used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)