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Wallet

Expedition: Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance)
Materials: textile, plastic, metal
Dimensions: 210mm (width), 155mm (height)
Date: 1914-1916
Ref no: Y: 2001/1

A waterproof cloth wallet which held Alexander Macklin's journal from the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance). It is marked with the initial 'M'.

Physical description:

A green-brown waxed cloth wallet, with a piece of cloth in either side to give the wallet depth. It has a flap closure with two buttonholes; there are marks of four buttons but only one black plastic button and one metal button with a lion and the letters 'RTYT' are present. The initial 'M' has been stitched in the centre of the flap.

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