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Expedition: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod)
Materials: metal, paper
Dimensions: 123mm (height), 75mm (diameter)
Date: 1907-1909
Ref no: Y: 2008/31/2

An unopened tin of pemmican, with a colourful paper label reading: 'Pemmican, J.D. Beauvais Preserved Provisions, Denmark'. The tin was taken from the hut of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-09 (Nimrod) at Cape Royds, McMurdo Sound.

Physical description:

An unopened cylindrical metal tin, with a colourful paper label in red, blue, green and yellow reading: 'J.D. BEAUVAIS // DENMARK // PEMMICAN. // Established 1850 // Preserved Provisions'. The top of the tin is stamped '540 // S&K // 200'.

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