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Franklin relics

Object details:

Object ID AAA2095
Description A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-48. A file blade without a handle, bought from the Inuit by the McClintock Search Expedition on 3 March 1859, near Cape Victoria, on the Boothia Peninsula. The item is painted with a Royal Naval Museum number '(2)'.
Date made before 1845

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
Materials metal
Measurements 254 x 22 x 6 mm
  • File (AAA2095)
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