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Tea cup fragments
A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-1848. A piece of a broken teacup 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 1857-1859. The cup was made of glazed porcelain with a broad blue rim band with a thin red line each side.
- Image reference: F4989
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London