Terra Nova Antarctic Expedition Compass in Tin

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Every explorer needs a compass, and this one can be kept safe in its Terra Nova Antarctic Expedition tin when not required, or would make a wonderful presentation as a gift. 

Featuring a bold engraving inspired by the emblem of the 1912 British Antarctic Expedition led by Captain Robert F Scott. 

Exclusive to Royal Museums Greenwich. Part of the Terra Nova collection, which includes matching drinks flask and clothing items. Created in response to the new Polar Worlds gallery at the National Maritime Museum.

The official Terra Nova emblem was designed by Edward Wilson, the expedition’s chief scientist and artist and was used on all the officers’ cutlery, dinnerware and on headed notepaper. Examples of artefacts featuring this logo can be seen in the new gallery.

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