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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Accession no.: Z: 400/4a-b
Object name: Glove
Description: A pair of dark brown leather gloves. Part of the general stores clothing for the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola), and belonging to W.L.S. Fleming.
Classified name:
SPRI theme clothing and footwear
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 685.4
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT gloves
Number of items: 2
Full description:

A pair of dark brown leather gloves, made from very thick leather with brown stitching. They are made in four pieces: one for the main body, one for the thumb, one for the cuff, and an additional piece inset into the cuff to widen it. There are three sets of parallel rows of stitching on the back of the hand. The gloves are probably unused.

  • Width: 225mm, length: 380mm
Associated person(s):
  • Used by: Fleming, William Launcelot Scott (1934 - 1937)
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)