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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: N: 770
Object name: Anorak
Title: Anorak
Description: A cream-coloured 'Wordie' cloth anorak (pullover-style) with hood. Made to a design copied from a 1933 Scoresby Sound pattern, by S. Morgan of Cambridge. Used by Brian Birley Roberts during the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).
Classified name:
SPRI theme clothing and footwear
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 687.1
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT anoraks
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A cream-coloured anorak (pullover-style) with hood. It is made of a single layer of 'Wordie' cloth. There are two large pockets on the front with no form of closure. There are no buttons, drawstrings, zips or fastenings of any sort. The hem is elasticated at the sides only.

  • Width: 1705mm, length: 935mm
Associated person(s):
  • Used by: Roberts, Brian Birley (1934 - 1937)
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)