Hood - Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions, Green with Flange, 1954-1966 Object Reg. No: SH 930797

Khaki green hood with round opening for the face, dated 1954-1966. Designed by ANARE (Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions) for use in Antarctica, circa 1954-1966 as an accessory for earlier ventile suits that did not provide a wind protector for the face.

This is part of Museum Victoria's collection of artefacts from the modern era of scientific exploration of Antarctica.
Khaki green hood with round opening for the face. Consists of five panels extending from a round crown piece. The panels extend approximately to the shoulders, flaring outwards. The face opening features a wire-stiffened panel enforced by machine stitching. This panel extends outwards around the entire opening and is buttoned under the chin with a single plastic tan-coloured button.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 40.00 cm (Height), 13.00 cm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Measured flat with face opening to the front and face-panels extending upwards.

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
Designer: Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE), Antarctica, 1954-1966


Sally Douglas Posted on 20 Jul 2012 3:53 PM

See this image and details - about my father's Antarctic hood.
Sally Douglas Posted on 20 Jul 2012 4:01 PM
Try under this

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