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Specimen button

AAA4308
Polar Equipment and Relics

Object details:

Object ID AAA4308
Description Specimen button in gilt metal. It is dome-shaped with a shank. Obverse: 'CONE N.E. OF PT. BARROW INVESTIGATOR - AUGT 1850 ENTERPRISE - AUGT 1851. PLOVER AT PORT CLARENCE 1852. SQUADRON WITH STEAMERS SEARCHING N & W OF PARRY ISLAND 1852. DEPOTS OF PROVISIONS REFUGE INLET . PORT LEOPOLD & ADMIRALTY INLET IN BARROW STRAITS.' Reverse: 'ARCTIC EXPEDITION IN SEARCH OF SIR JOHN FRANKLIN.' See AAA4307.
Date made 1848

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
Materials metal, gilt
Measurements Overall: 10 mm x 35 mm
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  • Specimen button (AAA4308)
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