From:South Georgia Museum
About this objectScales from stewards store, Husvik. Made from wood and metal. Also a large metal jug, small shovel and four weights to go with the scales.
Collected from Husvik, South Georgia.
Medium and MaterialsWood, metal, paint
Inscription and MarksPosition 1: On 10kg weight; Method: Molded; Content: ‘10kg’.
Position 2: On 20kg weight; Method: Molded; Content: ‘20kg’
Position 3: Small weight; Method: Molded; Content: ‘7lb’
Position 4: Metal shaft to weight platform; Method: Teaped; Content: ‘150 / kg’
Scales: H. 660mm; L. 1180mm; W. 545mm; Dia:
Small weight: H. 80mm; W. 125mm; Depth. 75mm
10 kg weight: H. 155mm; Dia. 140mm
20 kg weight: H. 200mm; Dia. 180mm
Jug: H. 383mm; W. 260mm; Depth. Inc small handle and spout. 315mm
Shovel: L. 360mm; W.145mm; Depth. 105mm
Subject and Association KeywordsHUSVIK
Object TypeWhaling station
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