Tin base

Base of tin. A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-8. A tin cylindar found in an abandoned boat at Erebus Bay, King William Island, in May 1859 by the McClintock Search Expedition 1857-9. A cylindrical container made of iron plate, tinned and soldered with a cap.

Object Details

ID: AAA2186.1
Type: Tin base
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Date made: before 1845
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
Measurements: Diameter: 49 mm;Overall: 123 mm
Parts: Tin

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