Tools, Anonymous, c. 1590 - c. 1596

Tools, Anonymous, c. 1590 - c. 1596

iron (metal), l 14cm × w 4cm × w 121. More details

Each ship was fitted with carpentry tools for making repairs. On Nova Zembla, these tools came in handy for building the ‘Safe House’. It is striking how little the tools have changed over the centuries; many of them can still be found in modern toolboxes.

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