Franklin relics, Polar Equipment and Relics

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Broken wooden sledge runner

Franklin relics

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Collection Franklin relics, Polar Equipment and Relics
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID AAA2283.2
Description Relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-8. Found under an abandoned boat at Erebus Bay, King William Island by the Schwatka Search Expedition 1878-9.
Date made 1845-1848

Artist/Maker Unknown
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials British oak
Measurements Overall: 66 mm x 1997 mm x 171 mm x 11 kg
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