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Packet of needles: Relic of Sir John Franklins last expedition 1845-48
A packet of needles found by Lieutenant W.R. Hobson at an abandoned camp site at Cape Felix, King William Island on 25 May 1859. It was collected by the McClintock Search Expedition 1857-9. The needles are in a brown paper packet with a green printed label 'F. BARNES & Co. Superfine White Chapel SHARPS, No. 3 LONDON'.
Object number: AAA2133
Date: pre 1845
Dimensions: 47 mm x 24 mm
- Image reference: L9317
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London