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Cap - Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), Blue Vinyl, post 1966 Object Reg. No: SH 930736

Summary:
Blue vinyl cap issued by ANARE for use in Antarctica sometime after 1966.

This is part of Museum Victoria's collection of artefacts from the post-war era of scientific exploration of Antarctica.
Description:
This is a peaked nylon or vinyl cap that is blue in colour. It has a flap running around the base of the cap to cover the ears and the neck. Inside the cap there is a lining of beige synthetic fur. At the front of the cap is the peak. This is the only section of the cap that is not lined in the synthetic fur. Two-piece crown.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 23.50 cm (Height), 2.00 cm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Measurements taken while cap is folded in half (looking at side). N.B. circumference - 64.5 cms; diameter 18.5 cms.

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Tagged with: antarctic exploration, protective clothing safety wear
Themes this item is part of: Antarctic Clothing, Antarctica Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection
Primary Classification: EXPLORATION
Secondary Classification: Antarctic
Tertiary Classification: headwear
Commissioned By: Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), 1966 or later
Place & Date Used: Antarctica, 1966

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