Hoarded toothpaste

example of tooth powder container from Scott's Terra Nova hut

example of tooth powder container from Scott’s Terra Nova hut

“Macklin got out his last, hoarded, tube of toothpaste.”

— Roland Huntford

“…and what a pleasant thing it was to have a fresh feeling in one’s mouth again. Before this I have been using galley-soot and snow, and this does not have a very stimulating effect.”

— Alexander Macklin

[image: from NHM.AC.UK preservation website]

About Ernest Shackleton

Polar Explorer. Leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917.
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