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.
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Collection Area Region
North America
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Common Name
drill bow
Simple Name
drill bow
Production Town

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