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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Accession no.: N: 943
Object name:
Description: An unopened rectangular tin of Bovril pemmican, made by Bovril Ltd. of London.
Classified name:
SPRI theme food and nutrition
Current place name Polar regions
UDC 664.921.3
Geographic UDC (*2)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

An unopened rectangular metal tin of Bovril pemmican, with a brass-coloured coating, and with a key opening. A paper label is stuck to one side of the tin, white with black text and reading '"BOVRIL" PEMMICAN. // A highly sustaining food, consisting of Albumen and Fibrene of Beef, and Animal Fat, etc. For use in cold regions. // BOVRIL, LIMITED, LONDON, E.C.1.' The contents are still present.

  • Width: 153mm, height: 43mm, depth: 84mm