Product images of Powder case lid - underside
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Powder case lid - underside
A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-8. The metal lid of a powder case, 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 and they left the rest of the case behind. The lid is marked with the initials 'BO' (Board of Ordinance) and a broad arrow.
- Image reference: F5002-1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London