- Museum number
Harpoon (with bladder float) made of wood, bone, sinew, animal bladder.
- Production date
- 1790s (before)
Height: 295.50 centimetres
Width: 13 centimetres (harpoon and bladder)
Width: 4 centimetres (harpoon only)
Depth: 9 centimetres (harpoon and bladder)
Depth: 3 centimetres (harpoon only)
- Curator's comments
- see JCH King `Artificial Curiosities of the North West Coast of America' BMP Ltd 1981
- Not on display
- Poor; bladder is disintegrating; top part of harpoon has broken off and was previously repaired, but repair has failed.
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collected during one of Cook's voyages or George Vancouver's North Pacific voyage of 1791-1795.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am17??D8.60 (old CDMS no.)
Miscellaneous number: Am1769A0215.1(?)
Miscellaneous number: Am1780A1110.2