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Polar Equipment and Relics

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Collection Polar Equipment and Relics
Gallery locationPolar Worlds Gallery (Floor plans)

Object details:

Object ID AAA3959
Description Mitten constructed from a course piece of white wool blanket as made for the Hudson Bay Company. It has a black baize cuff with red silk edging. Left hand mitt, hand sewn. It belonged to Sir John Franklin (1786-1847).
Date made 1825-1827

Credit On loan to the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, from the Hopton Hall Derbyshire Collection. Kindly lent by the Gell Muniment Trustees
Materials wool; silk
Measurements Overall: 19 x 313 x 178 mm
  • Mitten (AAA3959)
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