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Stuffed Emperor Penguin

Polar Equipment and Relics

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Collection Polar Equipment and Relics
User collections Collectables (All) by blueheatwave
Collectables (Americas / Canada) by blueheatwave
Gallery locationNot on display
EventsAntarctic Exploration: British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901
VesselsDiscovery (1901)

Object details:

Object ID AAA4136
Description Stuffed male Emperor penguin mounted on a green board in a glass case. Two blue paper labels at its feet (now removed) were inscribed: 'EMPEROR PENGUIN CAUGHT DURING CAPT SCOTT'S ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION IN DISCOVERY 1901-4', 'PRESENTED BY THE CAPTAIN, OFFICERS AND CADETS, HMS WORCESTER, 1950.'
Date made 1901-4

Artist/Maker Wilson, Edward Adrian
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials feathers; bird skin
Measurements Overall: 1029 mm x 495 mm x 492 mm
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