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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: Y: 2011/55/3
Object name: Anorak
Title: Anorak
Description: A mustard-coloured anorak (pullover-style) with fur-trimmed hood, made or supplied by Robert Lawrie Ltd. of London. Associated with the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) at Hope Bay, and saved by Brian Jefford, who was surveyor with FIDS at Hope Bay in 1948 and Admiralty Bay in 1949. The anorak is labelled 'Jefford'.
Classified name:
SPRI theme clothing and footwear
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Trinity Peninsula
UDC 687.1
Geographic UDC (*726.50)
Getty AAT anoraks
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A mustard-coloured anorak (pullover-style) with fur-trimmed hood and brown stitching. It has a drawstring hood, waist and hem, each with a leather panel for the eyelets, black cord drawstring and a clear plastic cuboid toggle. The hood is trimmed with brown fur. There are no buttonholes or drawstrings on the cuffs. There is a large central breast pocket, with two diagonal openings and a bone button on each pocket flap. Between the neck and the breast pocket is a strip of leather. The back of the anorak is covered with stitching in a large diamond pattern. Inside the neck is a manufacturer's label with 'Robert Lawrie Ltd // London, W.1.' The name 'Jefford' is written in ink on the label.

  • Width: 1680mm, length: 1035mm
Associated person(s):
  • Used by: Jefford, Brian (1948 - 1949)
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey 1945-62 (1948 - 1949)