Tinned pemmican used on Nares' Arctic expedition in 1875. The tin is square with curved edges, a separate lid and is half full of pemmican. The inside lid reads "PEMMICAN ARCTIC FOOD (8), and on the outside of lid under a coat of black paint is "Plain pemmican 16 lb". Pemmican is dried and pounded meat mixed with fat.
|Collection:||Polar Equipment and Relics|
|Display location:||Not on display|
|Credit:||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London.|
|Measurements:||Overall: 152 x 241 x 216 mm|
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