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harpoon head

harpoon head
H000139 Harpoon Head - Front, Northwest Coast, Vancouver Island, Canada, North America [attrib BH 10/1990] 
Australian Museum 
photographer: AM, Photography Dept - Paul Ovenden
 
Summary:
H000139 - 28/8/1894, harpoon head, , Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, America, North
Item Name:
harpoon head
Label:
Bone harpoon head attached to bark fibre string by birch bark and resin. 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:
H000139
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