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Key

Expedition: Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance)
Materials: metal > brass
Dimensions: ? (Dimensions)
Date: 1914-1916
Ref no: Y: 2010/75m

A brass key with a fretwork head used for locking the case for the sextant made by Heath & Co. Ltd. The sextant was used for navigation by Captain Frank Worsley on the James Caird during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1914-16 (Endurance), and was rescued from the lifeboat by Huberht Hudson, the expedition's navigator.

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