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A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-1848. Ninety-four brass percussion caps (Flanged type-79. Smith patent type-4. Small sporting type-11) and lead shot. They were found in an abandoned boat at Erebus Bay, King William Island, in May 1859 by the McClintock Search Expedition 1857-1859. Part of the equipment relating to the two loaded guns found in the boat.
- Image reference: F4956
- National Maritime Museum