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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Ration

Image
Accession no.: N: 941b
Object name: Ration
Title: Ration
Description: A biscuit, part of the daily ration used by sledging parties on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola). The total weight of the daily ration was 25.9 ounces, giving 4027 calories, and the daily allowance of biscuit was 2.7 ounces.
Classified name:
SPRI theme food and nutrition
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 664.9 : 656.19
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A painted plaster model of a plasmon biscuit, rectangular with indentations in the upper surface.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 86mm, height: 113mm, depth: 15mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • As used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)