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Brass Plate

Polar Equipment and Relics

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Object ID AAA3968
Description Brass plate. A flat, rectangular piece of brass with the corners cut. It is inscribed: 'Hecla & Fury 1824-5'. It would appear to relate to Sir William Edward Parry's third voyage in search of the North West Passage, 1824-25. The plate is crudely made and engraved.
Date made 1824-1826

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Royal United Service Institution Collection
Materials brass
Measurements Overall: 188 x 38 mm
  • Brass Plate (AAA3968)
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