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Copper sheet fragments

AAA2088
Franklin relics

Object details:

Object ID AAA2088
Description A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-48. Six pieces of copper sheet found on Montreal Island, 16 May 1859, by the McClintock Search Expedition 1857-59. They were discovered by Petersen beside an inukshuk on the east side of the island and had probably been moved there by the Inuit.
Date made before 1845

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
Materials copper
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