From:South Georgia Museum
About this objectWooden lid from stores box. Japanese inscription, in black. Thought to have come from the Japanese whaling expedition. Nails along top and bottom of wooden section.
Medium and MaterialsWood, metal, ink
Inscription and MarksPosition 1: On front;
Method: Ink - Japanese;
Content: Translation of Japanese text ‘For the attention of Mr Hirano Hiroshi, of the whale-catcher Meiyo Maru assigned to the whale factory ship Nisshin Maru no 3 owners Taiyo Gyogyo K. K. (Pacific Fishing Co-Whaling Division) Aomori, Japan.
MeasurementsH. 665mm; W. 344mm; Depth. 35mm
Subject and Association KeywordsGRYTVIKEN WHALING STATION
Subject and Association KeywordsJAPANESE WHALING
Subject and Association KeywordsMR HIRANO HIROSHI
Subject and Association Keywords"MEIYO MARU"
Object TypeWhaling station
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