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harpoon head

harpoon head
H000106 Harpoon Head - Front, West Coast Vancouver, Canada, North America [attrib BH 10/1990] 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Photographer Unknown
 
Summary:
H000106 - 28/8/1894, harpoon head, , Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, America, North
Item Name:
harpoon head
Label:
Carved bone harpoon head with barbed tip and fibre cord attached. Probably collected from the Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) People, Vancouver Island, west coast Canada in 1778 during Cook's third voyage to the Pacific.
Keywords:
fishing
Region:
Vancouver Island
Province/State:
British Columbia
Country:
Canada
Collection Area:
America, North
Museum Department:
Anthropology
Registration Date:
28/08/1894
Registration Number:
H000106
Associated Stories:
Cook collection - history of acquisition
Captain James Cook's Pacific Voyages
Cook Collection - North West Coast America
Cook's Pacific Voyages - Trade and Exchange
James Cook - Early Life
Endeavour's Destinations 1769-1770