Dried meat

Glass bottle with leather cap containing dried meat. Bottle is labelled: 'SPECIMEN OF PRESERVED MEAT.' Possibly associated with Charles Francis Hall (1821-71). A similar object is shown in plate entitled: ' Relics found by Captain Hall in his recent Arctic exploring expedition' published in 'Harper's weekly' in 1869.

Object Details

ID: AAA2328
Collection: Polar Equipment and Relics
Type: Dried meat
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Unknown
Events: Arctic Exploration: Franklin Search Expedition, Hall, 1864-1869
Date made: 1845-8
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.
Measurements: Overall: 171 x 102 mm

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