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The Glenfield Ramblers

Hemp Climbing Rope

Period:
20th Century
Description:
This is an example of the rough hemp rope that was used by 19th century explorers to scale cliffs or to tie each other together when crossing polar regions.
Source:
The Dick Institute
Accession number:
KIMMG: 1996/18/2
Digital Number:
EAEX003n
Creation Date:
1930
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council