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Dipper

Expedition: Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance)
Materials: metal
Dimensions: 203mm (length), 36mm (diameter)
Date: 1914-1916
Ref no: N: 170

A metal dipper from one of the water barricoes of the James Caird in which Ernest Shackleton voyaged from Elephant Island to South Georgia in 1916 during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance).

Physical description:

A cylindrical metal tube, made from a sheet of metal, seamed along its length, and with one closed end. There is a lip around the open end, with a short slit in one side.

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