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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Kameo

Image
Accession no.: N: 80
Object name: Kameo
Title: Kameo
Description: A kameo used for softening seal-skin boots. Copied from Inuit pattern and used 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
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A kameo, consisting of a T-shaped wooden stand with a rounded metal projection at the top which is fixed into a slot in the end of the wood with nails.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 335mm, length: 530mm, depth: 90mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)