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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. Spectacles with tinted lenses in a case found in an abandoned boat at Erebus Bay, King William Island, in May 1859 by the McClintock Search Expedition 1857-1859. The cylindrical case is made of sheet iron, tinned and soldered with a lid. The spectacles have straight, hinged sides and oval blue lenses; wire mesh remains on the right-hand side. They would have been intended to protect the wearer's eyes from snow blindness.
- Image reference: F4975-1
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London