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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: N: 778b
Object name: Sealskin
Title: Sealskin
Description: A complete seal skin from a 1 year old Weddell seal. Collected by G.C.L. Bertram during the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) at the request of the Discovery Committee, and dressed in London by Culverwell, Brooks & Co.
Classified name:
SPRI theme hunting and fishing
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 675.6
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT
Field collection:
Person Bertram, George Colin Lawder
Date 1934
Place Antarctica > Antarctic Peninusla
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A complete seal skin, dark grey, with gold, orange and dark brown areas.

  • Width: 925mm, length: 1440mm
Associated person(s):
  • : Bertram, George Colin Lawder (1934 - 1937)
Associated expedition(s):
  • : British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)