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A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-1848. A knife sheath found in an abandoned boat at Erebus Bay, King William Island, in May 1859 by the McClintock Search Expedition 1857-1859. A leather sheath with a brass chape with two slits on the side to attach it to a belt. One a several bayonet scabbards cut down to make knife sheaths found by McClintock.
- Image reference: F5008-1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London