On Top of the World

Friday, June 2nd 2023 - Sunday, July 28th 2024
Upper Gallery, Shetland Museum

In 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tanzing Norgay became the first humans to summit Mount Everest. Their climbing equipment included knitted jumpers made in Shetland. The display highlights this anniverary with 'Everest' jumpers marketed by T.M. Adie's & Sons and Anderson & Co. in the 70 years since this historic achievement.