Drill bow

Brought to England by donor’s father, Captain George Shuldham Peard in 1828. He served as 1st Lieutenant, later Commander, on HMS Blossom (1825-1828). One of the ships sent to search for Sir John Franklin’s expedition to the Canadian Arctic.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
51/1916/86
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Collection Area Region
North America
Material
walrus ivory | | | |
Common Name
drill bow
Simple Name
drill bow
Production Town

Production County
Bering Strait / Northwest Alaska
Production Country
United States of America
Production Person Initials

Production Person Surname

Production Year Low
1826
Production Year High
1827

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