Full Record

<< Back

Item Type:
Object
Category:
Object
EntryNumber:
301a
AccessionNumber:
04.2012.1
AccessionDate:
2012-05-24
Name:
Sleeping Bag
Image: Sleeping Bag
Brief Description:
Sleeping Bag, nylon, feather and down filling, label white ground, black text "Mountain Equipment" plus logo, blue outer, orange inner
Materials:
nylon, feather, down
Dimensions:
76.5 (w) x 215 (l) cm
Number of Objects:
1
Colour:
blue, orange
Maker:
Mountain Equipment
Object Production Date:
1972
Provenance:
Used on 1972 Mount Everest Expedition by [Sir Chris Bonington]; other expedition members took Fairydown sleeping bags which weren't effective so an emergency call was sent to Mountain Equipment to provide Snowlines which were passed to Sherpa Collective and thus to Ang Passang (sherpa). It was then sold to Tom Hellar working at Kunde Hospital in 1973. Given by the latter for charity auction at SHAFF, but passed to MHT due to provenance.
Acquisition Date:
2012-05-24
Condition:
Good
Normal Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
Current Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
AccessStatus:
Open
Rules:
Spectrum : the UK Museum documentation standard, 1997
Access Points:
Bonington, Sir Christian John Storey (1934-)
Equipment
Everest, Mount
Mountaineering expeditions
Sherpas
Sleeping bag
c.1972
Related Items:Balaclava
Balaclava
Balaclava
Ballooning over Everest
Boots
Boots
Boots
Boots
Boots
Box tent inner
Box tent poles
Box tent
Breeches
Cagoule
Candle lantern
Cap comforter
Case
Climbing Boots
Compass
Crampons
Crampons
Crampons
Crampons
Deadman
Down Suit
Down Suit
Duffle Bag
Everest The Unclimbed Ridge
Eye on Everest
Fabric
Fabric
Fabric
Fabric
Fabric
Fearless on Everest : the quest for Sandy Irvine
Fleece Jacket
Gaiters
Gauntlets
Glacier glasses
Great Moments in Mountaineering
Harness
Harness
Harness
Ice Axe
Ice Axe
Ice Axe
Ice Axe
Ice hammer
In Highest Nepal - our life among the Sherpas
Invisible on Everest - Innovation and the gear makers
Jacket
Jacket
Jacket
Jacket
Jacket
Jacket
Jacket
Jacket
Jacket
Jigsaw Puzzle
Jumper
Karabiner
Karabiner
Karabiner
Karabiner
Lakeland Rock Classic climbs with Chris Bonington
Living on the Edge
Long johns
Long johns
Long johns
Long johns
Man of Everest: The Autobiography of Tenzing
Map
Map
Mittens
Mittens
Mittens
Mitts
Mitts
Mitts
Overboot
Overboots
Overboots
Overboots
Overboots
Overboots
Overboots
Oxygen cylinder
Oxygen cylinder
Oxygen mask and Regulator
Paperweight
Plus fours
Presentation case
Pullover
Puttee
Puttee
Rib
Rock-climbing boots
Rock-climbing boots
Rucksack
Rucksack
Rucksack
Rucksack
Salopettes
Salopettes
Salopettes
Salopettes
Scarf
Shirt
Shirt
Shirt
Sleeping bag
Sleeping bag
Snow boots
Snow goggles
Snow goggles
Snow shoes
Sock
Sock
Sock
Sock
Sock
Sock
South Col
Stuff sack
Tape recorder
Tents in the Clouds
Terrordactyl
The Ascent of Everest
The Ascent of the Matterhorn
The Climber's Handbook
The Climbers - A history of mountaineering
The Fight for Everest 1924
The Ice Soldiers - Photographs from the 1937 Corporal Ridley group - Mt Kamet Expedition
The Next Horizon
Triplex boots
Trousers
Trousers
Trousers
Trousers
Trousers
Undersuit
Vest
Vest
Wind Suit
Wind Suit
Windsuit
Related Entities:
British Library, India Office Records
Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University archives
Manchester University, John Rylands Library
National Media Museum
Natural History Museum
North West Sound Archive
Royal Geographical Society
Science Museum Library
Views:
2491
Created:
2012-05-30 00:00:00
Creator:
M Willett