Franklin relics, Polar Equipment and Relics

The Collection

Your selection



Buy this image Add this to a collection
Share or embed this object  

Please contact the Picture Library if you would like to use this record and image under licence.

Clay pipe

Franklin relics

Object details:

Object ID AAA2262
Description Relics of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-48. Twelve fragments of clay pipes (8 stem fragments and 4 bowl fragments). They were found at Northern Cairn, Cape Felix on 3 July 1879 by the Schwatka Search Expedition 1878-79. The site had been occupied by twelve officers and men from the Franklin expedition in the summer of 1847. Number 3 is marked 'ASCALL' possibly T. Pescall who was in business at Dartford 1839-45.
Date made

Place made London
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
Materials clay
Help us

Do you know more about this?

Share your knowledge