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Ski Cap - Commonwealth Government Clothing Factory, Green Gabtwist, Ian Macleod, 1958 Object Reg. No: SH 000132

Summary:
Green gabtwist ski cap used by the donor in an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) expedition to the Antarctic in 1958.

Part of a collection of Antarctic clothing and objects issued to Mr I.R.Mcleod, one of the ANARE'S most experienced geologists, for expeditions to the Antractic during the late 1950s and in the 1960s.
Description:
Ski cap, made of green gabtwist material with black cotton lining. Peak at front; elongated into flat at back for weather protection. Chin straps extend from back flap.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr I. McLeod, 2000
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: antarctic expeditions, antarctic research, protective clothing safety wear
Themes this item is part of: Antarctic Clothing, Antarctica Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Domestic & Community Life Collection, Science & Measurement Collection
Primary Classification: EXPLORATION
Secondary Classification: Antarctic
Tertiary Classification: headwear
Manufacturer: Commonwealth Government Clothing Factory
Commissioned By: Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE)
User: Ian Macleod, Antarctica, 1958

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