Object of the Month Archive

Our Object of the Month opens up the store cupboards to bring you a piece from our collection in more detail. The Curator and guests choose an object every month to showcase some interesting finds.

Here are the objects we’ve featured:

December 2022

Object of the Month December 2022 Crampons worn on the first ascent of the highest mountain on South Georgia Object...
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November 2022

Object Title:  Radar Set and Radio Whale Beacon Object Number:  Radar set 1992.3.007, Marconi radio transmitter and receiver 1998.4.288 and...
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October 2022

Southern Bottlenose whale Object Number: 2002.5.342 In 2002 the remains of a Southern Bottlenose whale were found in Wirik Bay,...
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Sept 2022

Object Title:  The Quest Crow’s Nest This is the crow’s nest (lookout barrel) which was removed from the mast of...
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August 2022

Object Title: Guerlain sapoceti soap Object Number: 2012.7 In the 19th and 20th Century much time, effort and money were...
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June 2022

Object Title: Artificial Albatross Nest Object Number: 2022.39 This month we look at an unusual object - an artificial nest...
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May 2022

This months blog has been written by Patrick Lurcock. Pat worked as a Government Officer for South Georgia and since...
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April 2022

Object Title: Clothing worn during the 1982 conflict Object Number: 2013.2-7 To mark the 40th anniversary of the invasion of...
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March 2022

Object Title: Insulators Object Number: 1995.03.208 This porcelain insulator is one of three. They are the remnants of an electrical...
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February 2022

Object Title:  Whale cannon Object Number: 1992.4.001 This year the South Georgia Museum celebrates 30 years. The South Georgia Museum...
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January 2022

Object Title: Funeral banner Object Number: 2019.48 This funeral banner is one of two that was used in the Grytviken...
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December 2021

Grytviken Kino: Billboard for a Christmas and New Year Festival of Fun
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November 2021

Object Title:  Introduced animal teeth and bone Object Number:  SGHT.2016.14 This month's object was written by Maddi Kuras Maddi Kuras...
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October 2021

Object Title:  Casts of colossal squid beak and clubs Object Number: 2020.13 These objects are replicas of the beak and...
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September 2021

Object Title:  Whalers' bunkbeds These wooden bunk beds came out of the Russebrakka. This was the oldest of several barrack...
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