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Four Bone Hooks

Unknown Creator1790/1836

Lynn Museum

Lynn Museum

Fishing hooks; four bone fishing hooks of varying sizes, with sinews and fibres used to lash the hook pieces together, to attach the fishing cord to the hook, and also as fishing cord itself; from Hawaiian Islands circa 1794. From the collection of Rear Admiral Spelman Swaine, R.N. of Leverington, Wisbech, who accompanied Vancouver on his voyage in the 'Discovery' 1791-1795.

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  • Title: Four Bone Hooks
  • Creator: Unknown Creator
  • Date: 1790/1836
  • Location Created: Hawaiian Islands
  • Display Type: On Display
  • Type: Hooks
  • Medium: Bone,narural fibre, sinew

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