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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection

 

Anorak

Image
Accession no.: Z: 402
Object name: Anorak
Title: Anorak
Description: A brown windproof cloth anorak (pullover-style) with fur-trimmed hood. Made by Arthur Bennett of Cambridge. Used on the British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola).
Classified name:
SPRI theme clothing and footwear
Current place name Antarctic regions > British Antarctic Territory > Maritime Antarctic > Antarctic Peninsula > Graham Land
UDC 687.1
Geographic UDC (*726.3)
Getty AAT anoraks
Number of items: 1
Full description:

A brown anorak (pullover-style) with fur-trimmed hood, made of windproof cloth. It has a drawstring hood, with a yellow shoelace with metal ends for a drawstring, and the hood is trimmed with white fur. The cuffs and hem should also have drawstrings (as indicated by the presence of buttonholes) but these are not present. The anorak has two breast pockets, each with a pocket flap and plastic button. Inside the neck of the anorak is a textile label with 'Arthur Bennett, 38, TRUMPINGTON STREET, CAMBRIDGE'.

Dimensions:
  • Width: 1780mm, length: 1155mm
Associated person(s):
  • Used by: Stephenson, Alfred (1934 - 1937)
Associated expedition(s):
  • Used on: British Graham Land Expedition 1934-37 (Penola) (1934 - 1937)