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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: Y: 83/7/5
Object name: Nail
Title: Nail
Description: A nail from Captain R.F. Scott's hut in the Antarctic. Part of a set of relics relating to Captain Scott.
Classified name:
SPRI theme expedition equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
UDC 69.033
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT nails (fasteners)
Field collection:
Person Victor, P.E.
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A rusted nail, with a rectangular shaft and a flat rectangular head.

  • Width: 9mm, length: 77mm, depth: 5mm
Associated person(s):
  • : Scott, Robert Falcon ( - )
Associated expedition(s):
  • : British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13 (Terra Nova) (1910 - 1913)
  • : British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery) (1901 - 1904)