Sealskin sleeping bag used by Surgeon Commander George Murray Levick (1877-1956) on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-14

Sealskin sleeping bag used by Surgeon Commander George Murray Levick (1877-1956) on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-14. It is hand sewn and closed by wooden toggles. It also has a metal carrying case with a handle and lid. Inscribed on a label on the bag : 'COLD STORAGE FOR FURS Arding & Hobbs Clapham.' A label on the case is inscribed: 'Sleeping bag used by Surgeon Cdr. G. Murray Levick - Captain Scott's Antarctic Expedition 1910-14 Acq No 52/2'.

Object Details

ID: AAA4213
Collection: Polar Equipment and Relics
Type: Sleeping bag
Display location: Display - Polar Worlds Gallery
Events: Antarctic Exploration: British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913
Vessels: Terra Nova 1884
Date made: ca.1910
People: Levick, George Murray
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Overall: 1910 mm x 725 mm
Parts: Sealskin sleeping bag used by Surgeon Commander George Murray Levick (1877-1956) on the British Antarctic Expedition 1910-14
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