We do not know on which expedition these mittens were used. However, they are similar to the those used by Roald Amundsen and the crew during the Norge-expedition across the Arctic Ocean in 1926.
Amundsen with sealskin mittens on board Norge on the flight across the Arctic ocean. Photo: The Norwegian Polar Institute/ National Library in Norway.
Ellsworth waving goodbye before the flight begins. Photo: The Norwegian Polar Institute/ National Library in Norway.
Nobile and Ellsworth on board the Norge. Photo: The Norwegian Polar Institute/ National Library in Norway.
Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen using a sextant during the flight across the Arctic Ocean. Photo: The Norwegian Polar Institute/ National Library in Norway.
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Roald Amundsen born July 16
Starts at Otto Andersen’s School
Jens Engebreth Amundsen dies
1887 – 1889
Polar interest aroused
Gustava Amundsen (née. Sahlqvist) dies
Mountain ski tour with Urdahl and Holst
Hunting in Arctic waters with the Magdalena
Ship’s Officer’s exam
Hardangervidda with Leon
1897 – 1899
Cycling from Christiania to Paris
Studying geomagnetism in Hamburg
1903 – 1906
Polar bears as draft animals
Amundsen buys Uranienborg
The North Pole reached?
1910 – 1912
Amundsen becomes a pilot
1916 – 1917
The polar ship Maud is being built
Nita and Camilla move in
Uranienborg for sale
Amundsen goes bankrupt
To 88 degrees north
Lecture tour in Japan
1934 – 1935
Uranienborg becomes a museum
Betty’s house burns down
A chest full of photographs is discovered
Roald Amundsen’s home goes digital