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seaweed

AAB0213
Miscellaneous Antiquities

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Collection Miscellaneous Antiquities
User collections maxinthebox maritime by maxinthebox
Gallery locationNot on display
EventsAntarctic Exploration: James Clark Ross's voyage, 1838-43

Object details:

Object ID AAB0213
Description Specimens of seaweed between sheets of paper in a paper package. Inscribed: 'Specimens of moss and seaweed made by Capt. Crozier when surveying S. Australia 1839-42.' There are approximately 32 specimens collected at Cape Horn and in the Falkland Islands during 1842. Each specimen is pressed between paper sheets with the date and place of collection noted by Crozier.
Date made 1839-42

Credit On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from the Hopton Hall Derbyshire Collection. Kindly lent by the Gell Muniment Trustees
Materials cardboard; organic: moss; paper; seaweed
Measurements Overall: 235 mm x 140 mm x 9 mm
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  • seaweed (AAB0213)
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