- Museum number
Club made of bone (whale), shell (haliotis), gum (spruce), cord.
- Production date
- 1795 (before)
Length: 58 centimetres
Width: 8 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- see JCH King `First Peoples, First Contacts' British Museum Press 1999; see JCH King `Artificial Curiosities of the North West Coast of America' BMP Ltd 1981
- On display (G26/dc6)
- Exhibition history
1976-1977 7 Oct-16 Jan, London, The Hayward Gallery
1977 16 Apr-19 Jun, Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Sacred Circles: 2,000 Years of North American Indian Art
1978 18 Mar-10 Sept, Vancouver, Centennial Museum, Discovery 1778: Captain James Cook and the Peoples of the Pacific
1986-1987 12 Jun-4 Jan, The Vancouver Museum, Captain George Vancouver: A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and Round the World, 1791-1795
1988 6 Apr-31 May, Centro Cultural de la Villa de Madrid, Spain
1988 13 Jun-31 Jul, Museo Etnologico, Barcelona, Spain; Art and Culture of the Northwest Coast American Indians
1993-95, London, Museum of Mankind, 'Treasures of the Americas'
1999 25 Jun-Present, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The Mowachaht of Vancouver Island"
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collected on George Vancouver's North Pacific voyage of 1791-1795.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1796D8.41 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: 51 (Banks Collection No.)
Miscellaneous number: Am1796A0213.1