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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: Y: 59/8/4/31
Object name: Clip
Title: Clip
Description: A metal bulldog-style clip. From the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 and part of a sledging box (Y: 59/8/4/1) containing integrating motor pneumotachograph (IMP) equipment, used for determining energy expenditure by analysing expired air to calculate oxygen consumption.
Classified name:
SPRI theme health
Current place name Antarctic regions
UDC 612
Geographic UDC (*7)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A metal bulldog-style clip with a spring lever and serrated jaws, and a round clip fixed to one side. The metal has been coated with something. It is stamped 'P8D/526'. Attached to the top is a length of wire, bent to form a hook.

  • Width: 43mm, length: 108mm, depth: 42mm
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58 (1955 - 1958)