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Socks - Multicoloured, George Rayner, 1927-1939 Reg. No: ST 036515
- Pair of multi-coloured hand-knitted socks. Worn by British biologist and photographer George Rayner in Antarctica between 1927 and 1939.
This is part of Museum Victoria's collection of artefacts from the inter-war era of scientific exploration of Antarctica.
- Pair of multi-coloured hand-knitted socks. Black ground; striped patterns using pink, orange, blue, purple and white yarn. Fair Isle style.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs E. Rayner, 1984
|Dimensions:||13.5 cm (Width), 61 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||antarctic exploration, footwear, handcrafts, knitting, personal effects|
|Themes this item is part of:||George Rayner, Biologist & Photographer, Antarctic Clothing, Antarctica Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Science & Measurement Collection|
George Rayner was a biologist associated with the discovery investigations in the waters of the Falkland Islands dependencies. His research included hydrographic surveying and whale marking.
|User:||Mr George Rayner, Grytviken, South Georgia, Antarctica, 1927-1939|