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Fish Hooks

Unknown Creator1790/1836

Lynn Museum

Lynn Museum
King's Lynn, United Kingdom

This hook made from bone or shell covered in mother of pearl (most now worn away) and attached to a twine cord. From the collection of Rear Admiral Spelman Swaine, R.N. of Leverington, Wisbech, who accompanied Vancouver on his voyage in the 'Discovery' 1791-1795; probably collected from Tahiti, circa 1791.

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  • Title: Fish Hooks
  • Creator: Unknown Creator
  • Date: 1790/1836
  • Location association: Tahiti
  • Display Type: On Display
  • Type: Fish Hooks
  • Medium: Shell, metal

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