Fish hook

Description
A spruce and bone hook used to catch cod, dogfish or 80-100lb halibut.
Accession Loan No.
E1689
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Common Name
fish hook
Simple Name
fish hook
Full Name
bentwood hook
Dimensions
whole length 146 mm; whole W 76 mm
Production Year High
1875
Production Town
Vancouver Island
Production County
British Columbia
Production Country
Canada
Production Area Region
North America
Production Continent
North America
Family Group

Material
wood (yew?); bone; spruce; ? bark; fibre
Function Name
weapon
Function Detail
for halibut, cod and dogfish
Collection Area Region
N
Collection Continent
America

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