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Item Type:
Object
Category:
Object
EntryNumber:
015
AccessionNumber:
2.2005.1
AccessionDate:
2005-02-05
Name:
Box tent
Brief Description:
Box Tent, nylon, metal, integral flat roof, straight walls, skirt flaps around bottom edge, semi circle opening at one end with zip fastening, ventilation tube at other end, stencilled in black on either side 'Karrimor', eight metal tripods, 32 aluminium poles with green or yellow tape around diameter, white nylon cord, grey nylon webbing with metal buckles and snap-link fastenings, yellow nylon sheet with elastic loops stitched to each corner and along each side length containing metal hooks, green, red
Materials:
nylon, metal
Dimensions:
119 (w) x 208 (l) x 110 (h) cm
Number of Objects:
62
Inscription Description:
stencilled in black on either side 'Karrimor'
Colour:
green, red, grey
Maker:
Karrimor
Object Production Note:
Details of assembly instruction held.
Object Production Place:
UK
Object Production Date:
c. 1971
Provenance:
A prototype of the tent to be used on the Everest Expedition (1971) as designed by Don Whillans.
Acquisition Date:
2005-02-05
Condition:
Good
Normal Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
Current Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
Rules:
Spectrum : the UK Museum documentation standard, 1997
Access Points:
Box tent
c. 1971
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Views:
1913
Created:
2005-07-20 00:00:00
Creator:
Maxine Willett