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Passenger pigeon

Once there were between 3 and 5 billion passenger pigeon, making this one of the world’s most abundant birds. Yet over a period of just 400 years they were hunted...

Passenger pigeon

Once there were between 3 and 5 billion passenger pigeon, making this one of the world’s most abundant birds. Yet over a period of just 400 years they were hunted...

Finger pit hide scraper

A skin scraper made of ivory, with grooves for thumb and fingers and a slot to take a blade. This scraper would have been carefully shaped to fit the...

Knife

A knife with a wooden handle, braided gut or sinew binding, and a blade of hammered iron. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom....

Netting needle

A needle for repairing nets. On one side is an incised design of five kayaks. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom....

Mouthpiece

Used for inflating seal carcasses to use as buoys to float killed whales. Made of two pieces joined together with a rotating joint. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on...

Whaling harpoon toggle head

Notched to carry a point. It has an ownership mark of a standing human figure with arms raised. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom....

Snow knife

Shaped for a hand grip as well as for attaching to a harpoon shaft. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom....

Ice pick

Shaped for a hand grip as well as for attaching to a harpoon shaft. Collected 1826-7 by Peard on the voyage of HMS Blossom....