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Item Type:
Object
Category:
Object
EntryNumber:
230
AccessionNumber:
215.2008.1
Name:
Down Suit
Image: Down Suit
Brief Description:
Down suit, nylon, feather, cotton, metal, detachable hood with press stud opening, zip and velcro fastening from crotch to neck, from crotch to small of back, velcro fastening along length of inner legs, side pocket openings, two breast pockets, two waist pockets, black knitted cuffs, stitched on label on right breast pocket, white ground, black text with 'Mountain Equipment' logo, stitched on label on left breast pocket, white ground, blue text with 'Mountain Equipment' logo and half union jack flag, red outer, orange inner liningwith 'PB' inked on in black on inside. 60 (w) exc sleeves x 185 (l) inc hood cm
Materials:
nylon, feather, cotton, metal
Dimensions:
60 (w) exc sleeves x 185 (l) inc hood cm
Number of Objects:
1
Inscription Description:
Mountain Equipment
Colour:
red, orange
Maker:
Mountain Equipment
Technique:
machine stitched
Object Production Date:
c.1979
Provenance:
Owned and worn by Peter Boardman on Kangchenjunga 1979 and used by Joe Brown on expedition to Everest in 1986.
Acquisition Terms:
Outright gift.
Acquisition Date:
2008-05-27
Access Category:
Open
Normal Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
Current Location:
Mountain Heritage Trust
AccessStatus:
Open
Notes:
Image copyright JEB
Rules:
Spectrum : the UK Museum documentation standard, 1997
Access Points:
Boardman, Peter David (1950-1982)
Brown, Joe (1930-)
Down Suit
Everest, Mount
Kangchenjunga
Mountaineering
Mountaineering expeditions
c.1979
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Created:
2008-06-09 00:00:00
Creator:
M Willett