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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection



Accession no.: Y: 97/2
Object name: Gavel
Title: Gavel
Description: A wooden gavel inscribed 'Scott / "Discovery" // 1901 // Longstaff' on the head.
Classified name:
SPRI theme personal equipment
Current place name Antarctic regions > Ross Dependency
Geographic UDC (*76)
Getty AAT gavels (ceremonial mallets)
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A wooden gavel with a turned head and turned handle which have been fitted together. Handwritten in ink on the head are the words 'SCOTT // "DISCOVERY" // 1901 // LONGSTAFF'.

  • Width: 63mm, length: 134mm, depth: 33mm
Associated person(s):
  • : Scott, Robert Falcon ( - )
Associated expedition(s):
  • : British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04 (Discovery) ( - )