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Cap - Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), Black Leather Object Reg. No: SH 930739

Summary:
Experimental issue black leather cap designed by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) and worn in Antarctica.

Part of Museum Victoria's collection of artefacts from the post-war era of scientific exploration of Antarctica.
Description:
This black leather cap has been made with two side ear flaps that tie below the chin. At the front of the cap is a visor for protection again the wind. The crest of the cap comes to a small peak; and is lined on the inside with a grey material and padding sewn in a quilt type pattern. Also on the inside, there is a brown velour lining of the visor, the ear flaps and the section of the back of the neck.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 35.50 cm (Height), 3.50 cm (Width)

More information

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), 1949-1970
Place & Date Used: Antarctica, 1930-1970

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margie t Posted on 09 Jun 2014 5:14 PM
this is a GOOD web

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