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Whaling harpoon tip

Whaling harpoon tip
Title
Whaling harpoon tip
Date 
1830-1880
Medium 
Iron, jute
Dimensions 
Overall: 30 x 1 5/8 in. ( 76.2 x 4.1 cm )
Description 
Iron and jute harpoon tip; cylindrical rod with curverd, scythe-shaped point at tip, and rope tied around tapered, hollow base.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles MacCauley
Object Number 
1922.139
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group