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.