Shackleton expedition artifacts to be donated to UK museums

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Shackleton expedition artifacts to be donated to UK museums

A conservator surveys an 11-foot wooden sled used on Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton’s British Antarctic Expedition at Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre in London. A sled and flag once used in a famed 1900s expedition to the South Pole have been bought by a British government-funded body, preventing the treasured artifacts leaving the country to an overseas buyer.

Shackleton expedition artifacts to be donated to UK museums

A conservator surveys an 11-foot wooden sled used on Anglo-Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton’s British Antarctic Expedition at Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre in London. A sled and flag once used in a famed 1900s expedition to the South Pole have been bought by a British government-funded body, preventing the treasured artifacts leaving the country to an overseas buyer.
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