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Biscuit tins at Scott's Hut, 1999
 
   
Biscuit tins at Scott's Hut, 1999
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Brief Description: Huntley & Palmers biscuit tins in Scott's Hut on Ross Island. These were left there after Captain Scott's 1911 expedition
Subject Date: March 1999
Creator: P. Deane, Mrs
 
Full Description: Huntley & Palmers provided ordinary and specially made emergency biscuits to the ill-fated British Antarctic Expedition to the South Pole, led by Captain Scott. Several varieties of biscuit containers still survive at the Cape Evans hut on Ross Island where Scott established his winter quarters in 1911.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Place: Scott's Hut, Ross Island, Antarctica
Dimensions: Height: 12.6cm, Width: 17.8cm
Subject: social history, trade <food mfr>, environment <buildings>, object, interior, biscuit, tin, British Antarctic Expedition
Name Subject: Robert Captain Falcon Scott
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 2002.164.1
Unique ID: rm-rm-2002_164_1~1_731-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Mrs P Deane
 
 
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