Dog collar of Czigane

Czigane was a dog that went to Antarctica with Scott. He was brought back to Devon by Harry Pennell who was commander of Terra Nova under Scott. Harry L L Pennell was a Lieutenant with the Ship's Party of the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910. There were 33 sledging dogs, mostly Siberian, collected by Cecil Meares who drove them across Siberia to Vladivostok with the help of the Russian dog-driver, Demitri Gerof. From Vladivostok they brought them by steamer to Sydney and thence to Lyttelton. The dogs were the gift of various British schools, as were the ponies, sledges, tents and sleeping bags used on the expedition. Each one of these was officially named after its sponsor. Czigane was sponsored by Radlyn School, Harrogate who named him Radlyn.
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dog collar of Czigane
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dog collar of Czigane
leather; copper alloy
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Edwardian (1901-1914)
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Social and industrial history
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Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:51
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:44:35

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