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Sewing Machine used on Discovery DUNIH 434

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Sewing Machine used on Discovery

Singer sewing machine. Portable with wooden carrying case with handles and carved decorative front panel. Compartment in wooden base, under metal machine body, contains 9 metal accessories. Metal base of machine stamped 15720747. Used by James Dell, crew member aboard Discovery during the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-04, to mend clothes, underwear, etc.

Number: DUNIH 434
Name: Sewing Machine used on Discovery
Date: Not Specified
Maker: Singer
Location: In Store