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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: N: 621
Object name: Pemmican
Title: Pemmican
Description: An unopened tin of pemmican, with a colourful paper label, made by J. D. Beauvais of Copenhagen.
Classified name:
SPRI theme food and nutrition
Current place name Polar regions
UDC 664.921.3
Geographic UDC (*2)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

An opened cylindrical metal tin of pemmican. The lid is embossed 'S K // 200' and '380'. Attached to the tin is a colourful paper label, blue with a red stripe at the top and bottom, and text in red, white and black. The contents are still present, and have caused the tin to swell and the label to come unstuck.

  • Height: 82mm, diameter: 102mm