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Pocket water flask
A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-1848. A pocket water flask found in an abandoned boat at Erebus Bay, King William Island, in May 1859 by the McClintock Search Expedition 1857-1859. The flask is made of iron sheet, tinned and soldered. It has a slightly flattened shape to fit in a pocket and is roughly made with a joint at the back.
- Image reference: F4999
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London