Thermos; "Aluminium pur le grand tetras" brand

Description
Aluminium thermos with screw cap cup with metal wire handle designed to hook onto pack. Red and gold shield shaped label on the side.
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Provenance details
Owned and used by John Neil (Neil) Hamilton, New Zealand (Canterbury) mountaineer who went to Antarctica with the United States Antarctic Program in the 1960s as a field support and guide for early scientific work in the Dry Valley's area. Hamilton also owned Snowline Sports, St Asaph Street, Christchurch and was a life member of the Canterbury Mountaineering Club and New Zealand Alpine Club. Hamilton was considered quite eccentric by fellow mountaineers and had a significant impact on Canterbury and New Zealand mountaineering over several decades. He was invited to work in Antarctica because of his mountaineering/outdoor survival skills.
Measurements
Diameter x Length: 180 x 377mm (7 1/16 x 14 13/16")
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Other id
1632
Accession number
2011.196.1

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