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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: Y: 2002/8/12i
Object name: Receptacle
Title: Receptacle
Description: A ceramic receptacle, probably for microscope slides. Part of a group of equipment and chemicals used for biological research on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola), and donated by G.C.L. Bertram, the expedition's biologist.
Classified name:
SPRI theme science and navigation
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 58:59
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A rectangular, beige, glazed ceramic receptacle with six slots in either side. The base is stamped '1020 1 // 98.9' and has an indistinct maker's mark.

  • Width: 66mm, height: 88mm, depth: 35mm
Associated person(s):
  • : Bertram, George Colin Lawder (1934 - 1937)
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)