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Pork rib bone

Franklin relics

Object details:

Object ID AAA2138
Description A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-48. A salt pork rib bone found by Lieutenant W.R. Hobson at an abandoned camp site at Cape Felix, King William Island on 25 May 1859. Collected by the McClintock Search Expedition 1857-59.
Date made circa 1845

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
Materials Pork bone (British)
Measurements 26 x 23 x 12 mm
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