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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: N: 743
Object name: Candlestick
Title: Candlestick
Description: A candlestick made by Edward Adrian Wilson out of a Huntley & Palmer's biscuit tin during the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova).
Artist: Wilson, Edward Adrian
Classified name:
SPRI theme domestic equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 683.8
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT candlesticks
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A metal candle holder, made from a Huntley & Palmer’s biscuit tin. It is oval in shape with a curved handle, and a cylinder towards one end to take a candle.

  • Width: 98mm, height: 64mm, length: 156mm
Associated person(s):
  • Used by: Wilson, Edward Adrian (1910 - 1913)
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) (1910 - 1913)