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spoon

Object / Artefact › History
  • Other titles
    spoon belonging to CRF Ford, used during Captain Scott's 1901-1904 Antarctic Expedition (descriptive name)
  • Description
    spoon from Captain Scotts expedition to the Antarctic, 1901-1904
    This spoon is part of a cutlery set that belonged to C Reginald Ford, a member of the 1901-1904 Antarctic expedition, and bears initials of donor 'CRF'.
    silver-plated spoon, hallmarks on back of handle
  • Place
  • Other Number
    1972.107, 1942.88, 1941.35, 26499.1
  • Accession number
    1972.107
  • Accession date
    1972
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
spoon [26499.1] front view
spoon [26499.1] front view

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira, 1972.107, 26499.1, 1941.35, 1942.88
  • Notes
    This spoon is part of a cutlery set that belonged to C Reginald Ford, a member of the 1901-1904 Antarctic expedition, and bears initials of donor 'CRF'. On his return to New Zealand C Reginald Ford gave lantern slide lectures about the expedition. He also kept a personal journal "Sledge Journey"
  • Event
    Jul 1901-Sep 1904
    Scott's First Expedition to Antarctica
  • Person
  • Place
  • Date
    1901-1904
    1 January 1901 to 31 December 1904
  • Subject category
  • Collection
  • Production
    unknown (cutler)
    [United Kingdom]Europe
    [United Kingdom]Europe
    Circa 1900
    Queen Victoria (1837 - 1901), English reign
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › silver plate
    metal; silver plate
  • Dimensions
    • 0 - Whole length : 180mm
      (180mm x 45mm (l x w))
    • 0 - Whole width : 45mm
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 04 Tools & Equipment for Materials (Category)
    › Food Service T&E (Classification)
    › Eating & Drinking Utensils (Sub-classification)
    › Spoon, Eating (Primary Term)
  • Classification Documents
    nomenclature
    Revised Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging (Primary Title)
    A Revised and Expanded Version of Robert G. Chenhall's System for Classifying Man-Made Objects. (Other Title)
    Robert Chenhall
    Nashville/Tennessee/USA  (Place of Publication)  (nomenclature)
  • Record created
    18 March 2002

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