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Socks - Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, Brown Woollen, circa 1954-1966 Object Reg. No: SH 930741

Summary:
Pair of brown woollen socks used in Antarctica, circa 1954 - 1966.
These long socks were the standard light weight socks. They were replaced by the shorter ski sock as the men wore long pyjama type undergarments.
This is part of Museum Victoria's collection of artefacts from the post-war era of scientific exploration of Antarctica.
Description:
This sock is one of a pair of brown socks. It is very, very long with a thick band at the opening.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition, 1993
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 73.50 cm (Height), 11.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: exploration
Themes this item is part of: Antarctic Clothing, Antarctica Collection, Science & Measurement Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Ship History - HMAS Wyatt Earp
Primary Classification: EXPLORATION
Secondary Classification: Antarctic
Tertiary Classification: footwear
Place & Date Used: Antarctica, 1954-1966
User: Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE)
User: Dr Phillip Law - Australian Antarctic Division Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition

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