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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Sealskin

Image
Accession no.: N: 778d-h
Object name: Sealskin
Title: Sealskin
Description: Five pieces of seal skin from Weddell seal pups. 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: 5
Full description:

A small square of seal skin, with mid-brown fur.

A small square of seal skin, with dark brown fur. Stamped on the back, 'COLUMBIA // LONDON'.

A small square of seal skin, with very dark brown fur.

A small square of seal skin, with mid-brown fur. The number '8' has been pencilled on the back.

A small square of seal skin, with mid-brown fur. Stamped on the back, 'COLUMBIA // LONDON'.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 120mm, length: 180mm
Associated person(s):
  • : Bertram, George Colin Lawder (1934 - 1937)
Associated expedition(s):
  • : British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)