Over Mittens: Reindeer (caribou)

Loman Company Ltd
Production date
Circa 1933
Reindeer (caribou) fur-out over-mittens worn by Richard Evelyn Byrd during his second Antarctic expedition.
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Provenance details
Purchased at auction: Christie's Auctions: London/England: 23 Sep 2004
Offered for sale: High Latitude: Washington/United States of America/North America: 1989
Purchased from the estate of Richard Byrd. Mittens and boots had apparently been in cold storage since the second expedition finished in 1935.: Massachusetts/United States of America/North America: Oct 1988
Used by Byrd during his second Antarctic expedition.: Admiral Richard Byrd: Antarctica: 1933-1935
Dimensions L x W: 390 x 220mm
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Other id
MS 560
Catalogue No.
MS 560
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