Polar Equipment and Relics, A Matter of Life and Death

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AAA3990
Polar Equipment and Relics

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Object ID AAA3990
Description Hat belonging to Captain F. L. McClintock (1817-1907). The outside is made of black, tarred canvas, the inside is lined with white fearnought (plain woven woollen fabric with a knap). It has a round crown sewn in four sections and a narrow brim. It is shown in the portrait of McClintock by Stephen Pearce, held in the sitter's left hand.
Date made circa 1857

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials tar; wool; canvas
Measurements Overall: 229 mm x 356 mm
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