A pair of long cream woollen socks belonging to Douglas Mawson (with his initials in ink on each sole). Australasian Antarctic Expedition.
A pair of long cream woollen socks belonging to Douglas Mawson (with his initials in ink on each sole)
A pair of long cream woollen socks belonging to Douglas Mawson (with his initials in ink on each sole)

A pair of long cream woollen socks belonging to Douglas Mawson (with his initials in ink on each sole)

Maximum length 575 mm; soles discoloured; one heel heavily darned, with the other darned but in need of considerably more work; they are said to have been worn by Mawson at the Antarctic.

Provenance: Sir Douglas Mawson; by descent; gifted to a family friend (some minor associated gift stationery is included).

Item #114984