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Museum catalogue: Antarctic Collection


Salvaged ships timber

Accession no.: Z: 425
Object name: Salvaged ships timber
Title: Salvaged ships timber
Description: Four pieces of salvaged ships timber, given by Captain T.J. Barton, Commanding Officer of HMS Endurance.
Classified name:
SPRI theme memorabilia and souvenirs
Current place name Antarctic regions
UDC 629.12
Geographic UDC (*7)
Getty AAT
Number of items: 4
Full description:

Four pieces of disintegrating pieces of wood: a length of flat wood which tapers at one end (605 x 110 x 50 mm); a small block of wood which tapers at one end (190 x 95 x 48 mm); a shaped length of wood which tapers at one end (520 x 160 x 90 mm); and a length of wood with a corroded iron rod running at right angles through it (440 x 460 x 80 mm).

  • Width: 605mm, height: 50mm, length: 605mm