Edward Wilson's Science Equipment: Specimen Jar Set

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Pre 1910
Five glass cylindrical specimen vials. The top of the vials are sealed with large taper sided cork.
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This item along with others was found at Cape Crozier by the New Zealand component of the Commonwealth Trans. Antarctic Expedition in March 1957, whilst testing Ferguson tractors. The items were discovered in an 'igloo' known as "Oriana Hut".
Part of a group acquisition: Miscelleneous "household" relics, cafe crozier, Antarctica.
Survey materials abandoned in temporary Igloo shelter by winter party of Wilson, Bowers and Cherry Garrard in 1911.
Discovered in 1957 by a party of the NZ Section of the Transantarctic Expedition. Presented in August.
*Government Life Building, Customhouse Quay, Wellington.
Dimensions (LxWxH): 50 x 50 x 130mm (1 15/16 x 1 15/16 x 5 1/8")
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