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Boot, D16.48

Physical Description

Pair of leather boots. Leather upper and sole. Tongue joins to upper part of boot. Eyelets for bootlaces grouped in twos - two low, two middle, and then three hooks that connect into smaller eyelets. Bootlace comes from hole at back of boot. Sole nailed on to boot. One boot has two cleats on the heel. Evidence where others may have been attached. Many repairs to boots - pieces of leather have been stitched on. Soles repaired.


From the expedition of Captain Robert Scott
E.W marked on tongue - might be related to Dr Edward Wilson


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 180 x 300 x 330mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - Left boot): 180 x 110 x 305mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - Right boot): 170 x 115 x 312mm

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