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Musket balls

AAA2124
Franklin relics

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Object ID AAA2124
Description A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-48. Eleven musket balls found by Lieutenant William R. Hobson at an abandoned camp site at Cape Felix, King William Island on 25 May 1859. The shot was found in the smallest tent which had presumably been occupied by the officers. It was collected by the McClintock Search Expedition 1857-59. One is of a slightly smaller size.
Date made before 1845

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
Materials lead
Measurements 16 mm
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