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tins, tobacco

Object / Artefact › History
  • Other titles
    • Medium Strength Capstan Navy Cut tobacco (product name)
    • from Scott's 1902 Antarctic Expedition (associated name)
  • Description
    two half pound tins of fine cut tobacco from Scott's 1902 Antarctic Expedition.
    .1 Paper label with printed information in blue, light blue and brown on white identifies "Medium Strength Capstan Navy Cut, W.D. & H.O. Wills, Bristol & London".
    .2: Stamped on tin in red: "Notice. This tobacco is supplied for the exclusive use of officers and men of the Royal Navy and is not to be landed when away or otherwise disposed of contrary to the Regulations. Return this can when empty."
  • Place
  • Other Number
    1959.14.3, 35524
  • Accession number
    1959.14.3
  • Accession date
    28 January 1959
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness
tobacco tin
tobacco tin

Artefact

  • Credit
    Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1959.14.3, 35524
  • Notes
    half pound tin of fine cut tobacco from Scott's 1902 Antarctic Expedition. Paper label with printed information in blue, light blue and brown on white identifies "Medium Strength Capstan Navy Cut, W.D. & H.O. Wills, Bristol & London". Stamped on tin in red: "Notice. This tobacco is supplied for the exclusive use of officers and men of the Royal Navy and is not to be landed[?], given away or otherwise disposed of contrary to the Regulations. Return this tin when empty."
  • 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
  • Consists of
    0 - Whole › tin
    .1 container: iron alloy "tin"; label: printed paper .2 container: iron alloy "tin" with label printed on tin in red ink
  • Dimensions
    • .1 - tin height x diameter : 147 x 84mm
      (.1 147mm x 84mm (h x diam) .2 134mm x 84mm (h x diam))
    • .2 - tin height x diameter : 134 x 84mm
  • Classification
  • 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
    28 March 2002

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