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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Glove

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Accession no.: N: 837a-b
Object name: Glove
Title: Glove
Description: A pair of beige/fawn-coloured knitted woollen gloves, supplied by Jaeger Co. in 1934. Labelled 'G.C.L. Bertram'. This type of glove was used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) for setting up camp, erecting tents and unlashing sledges.
Classified name:
SPRI theme clothing and footwear
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 685.4
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT gloves
Number of items: 2
Full description:

A pair of beige knitted woollen gloves (a = right, b = left). They appear to be knitted in a variant of moss/seed stitch, with the cuffs in double rib (approximately 75mm). The cuffs have been folded back on themselves to create cuffs of double thickness. There are visible seams at the sides of the gloves. Inside each is a white name tape with 'G.C.L. BERTRAM' in red.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 115mm, length: 280mm
Associated person(s):
  • Used by: Bertram, George Colin Lawder (1934 - 1937)
Associated expedition(s):
  • As used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)