Ice pick

Walrus ivory pick shaped for a hand grip as well as for attaching to a harpoon shaft.

Acquired during the voyage of the HMS Blossom under Captain Beechey, 1825-8

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
51/1916/88
Category
Ethnography
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Collection Area Region
North America
Material
walrus ivory | | | |
Common Name
ice pick
Simple Name
ice pick
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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ice pick