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A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-1848. The direction post was found on Beechey Island by the William Penny Search Expedition 1850-51 in the brigs 'Lady Franklin', and ' Sophia'. It consists of a wooden board nailed to a boarding pike, the staff bound at the top and bottom with iron.
- Image reference: F6761
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London