Product images of Sailmaker's palm
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We only use premium branded inks, and colours are independently verified to last between 100 and 200 years.
A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-1848. A sailmaker's palm found in an abandoned boat at Erebus Bay, King William Island, in May 1859 by the McClintock Search Expedition 1857-1859. It has a thumb hole and iron eye. The device is used the push a needle through stout fabric. The buckles are missing from the ends of the straps.
- Image reference: F4993
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London