Glazed Dish (1845)

Glazed Dish

Created by: Unknown
Archive: National Maritime Museum
Reference number: Object ID no AAA2258
Date: 1845
Notes: A relic of Sir John Franklin's last expedition 1845-48. A glazed and painted earthenware dish found on Beechey Island in August 1850. Four search expeditions were in the area at this time. The dish has a square shape with wavy edges painted blue. A coloured bird is painted on a white ground.

Sunken ship