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Clothing and sun goggles worn by Morton Moyes in Antarctica

These objects were used by Morton Henry Moyes whilst working as a meteorologist for Sir Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE), Antarctica, 1911-1914.

The chief objective of the expedition was the exploration and charting of the largely unexplored coastline of Antarctica. This included meteorological and magnetic observations, and the collection of biological and geological samples. Sailing on the Newfoundland sealing vessel 'Aurora', the team entered a part of the world …


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Object Statement

Protective clothing, mens, comprising sun goggles, balaclava and snow hood, various makers, England, worn by Morton Henry Moyes during Sir Douglas Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition, Antarctica, 1911-1914

Physical Description

A protective clothing outfit that includes sun goggles, a balaclava, and a snow hood.


Credit Line

Gift of the Royal Australian Historical Society, 1981

Acquisition Date

22 June 1981

Cite this Object


Clothing and sun goggles worn by Morton Moyes in Antarctica 2023, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 24 March 2023, <>


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