Owner: Antarctic Heritage Trust, New-Zealand. Description : iron-alloy tin with paper label all around and paper wrapper ; comes from the collection of c.18,000 artefacts at Terra Nova Hut, the expedition base built by Captain Robert Falcon Scott and party during his 1910-1913 expedition to Antarctica. Main damages : metal heavily corroded; label and wrapper significantly damaged, stained by corrosion and covered by a thick layer of old marmalade. Treatment applied : aqueous cleaning, paper re-inforcement and lining with colour retouching ; treatment of the tin by an object conservator in the team. Re-mounting as original after photographic documentation.

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