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Whaling gun

Physical Description:
metal, steel and brass (mountings material)
wood, walnut (stock material)
metal, steel (barrel material)
Measurements:
overall: 38 1/2 in; x 97.79 cm
Object Name:
Gun, Whale
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
Subject:
Whaling  Search this
Credit Line:
U.S. Fish Commission
ID Number:
AG.056340
Catalog number:
056340
Accession number:
012333
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Work and Industry: Fisheries
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-d3f1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_867044

Whaling gun

Patentee:
Brown, Robert  Search this
Maker:
Brown, Robert  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, bronze (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 46 in; 116.84 cm
Object Name:
Gun, Whale
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, New London
Date made:
1850
Subject:
Whaling  Search this
Credit Line:
F. Gilbert Hinsdale
ID Number:
AG.316549
Catalog number:
316549
Accession number:
066767
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Work and Industry: Fisheries
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-d2b8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_867040

Whaling gun

Maker:
Grudchos & Eggers  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 1/2 in x 39 in x 2 3/4 in; 13.97 cm x 99.06 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
Gun, Whale
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
Date made:
ca. 1857
Subject:
Whaling  Search this
ID Number:
1990.0018.107
Accession number:
1990.0018
Catalog number:
1990.0018.107
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Work and Industry: Fisheries
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-c339-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_859490

Rifled whaling gun

Maker:
Grudchos & Eggers  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, cast steel (barrel material)
wood, walnut (stock material)
Measurements:
overall: 38 in; x 96.52 cm
laniard: 92 in; x 233.68 cm
Object Name:
Gun, Whale
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
Subject:
Whaling  Search this
Credit Line:
Edward P. Haskell, Jr. through J. T. Brown
ID Number:
AG.056338
Catalog number:
56338
Accession number:
12282
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Work and Industry: Fisheries
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-f575-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_867047

Muzzle Loading Whaling gun

Physical Description:
metal, cast-steel (barrel material)
wood, hickory (ramroad material)
gun-metal (stock material)
metal, brass (thimble material)
Measurements:
overall: 35 1/2 in x 1 7/8 in; x 90.17 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
Gun, Whale
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
Subject:
Whaling  Search this
Credit Line:
William Phillips & Son through J. T. Brown
ID Number:
AG.056335
Catalog number:
056335
Accession number:
012277
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Work and Industry: Fisheries
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-f4c0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_867042

Whaling lance

Inventor:
Allen, Oliver  Search this
Physical Description:
metal, iron (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 42 in; 106.68 cm
Object Name:
Harpoon
Place made:
United States: New England
Date made:
1846
Subject:
Whaling  Search this
ID Number:
AG.332328
Accession number:
094380
Catalog number:
332328
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Work and Industry: Fisheries
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e4cb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_866828

Whaling Logbook

Physical Description:
leather (binding material)
gilt (spine decoration material)
pasteboard (covers material)
paper (covers; text block material)
ink (text material)
graphite (inscriptions; drawings material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 8 3/8 in x 13 1/8 in; 3.175 cm x 21.2725 cm x 33.3375 cm
Object Name:
manuscript
Place blank book made:
United States
Place purchased:
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
Date book made:
1855
Dates of entries:
1855-08-15 to 1860-06-19
1868-04 to 1868-05
Subject:
Maritime  Search this
Whaling  Search this
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN82667U18
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-1f31-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_318121
Online Media:

Sperm Whaling - The Capture

Painter:
Russell, B.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
watercolor (overall production method/technique)
blue, green, grey (overall color)
Measurements:
painting: 57 cm x 87.5 cm; 22 7/16 in x 34 7/16 in
Object Name:
Watercolor
Date made:
1875
Subject:
Whaling  Search this
ID Number:
1977.0918.25
Accession number:
1977.0918
Catalog number:
1977.0918.25
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-eaa3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_688785
Online Media:

Whaling

Maker:
Josiah Wedgwood & Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
ceramic (overall material)
earthenware (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
molded (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
average spatial: 10 1/2 in; x 26.67 cm
overall: 7/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 2.2225 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
plate
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Barlaston
Date made:
1952
ID Number:
1991.0202.06
Catalog number:
1991.0202.06
Accession number:
1991.0202
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Cultural and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-266d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1073796

Whale Rope

Measurements:
overall: 36 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 92.71 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
rope, whaling
Associated Place:
Canada
Associated Date:
1903
Subject:
Whaling  Search this
Credit Line:
Mr. Palmer
ID Number:
1990.0018.060
Catalog number:
1990.0018.060
Accession number:
1990.0018
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Work and Industry: Fisheries
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-e683-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1333674

Sperm Whaling with its Varieties

Maker:
Bufford, J.H.  Search this
Painter:
Russell, Benjamin  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
lithograph: 54.4 cm x 96.3 cm; 21 7/16 in x 37 15/16 in
Object Name:
Lithograph
Date made:
1870
Subject:
Whaling  Search this
ID Number:
1977.0918.24
Accession number:
1977.0918
Catalog number:
1977.0918.24
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-21ac-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1313313
Online Media:

Whale Lance

Physical Description:
metal, iron (spear material)
wood (pole material)
Measurements:
spear: 32 7/8 in; x 83.5025 cm
pole: 48 in; x 121.92 cm
overall: 80 in; x 203.2 cm
Object Name:
Lance, Whale
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
Subject:
Whaling  Search this
Credit Line:
J. H. Thomson
ID Number:
AG.025006
Catalog number:
025006
Accession number:
045474
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Work and Industry: Fisheries
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-1828-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1316240

Whaling Lance

Donor Name:
Victor J. Evans  Search this
Culture:
Eskimo  Search this
Object Type:
Lance
Place:
Not Given
Accession Date:
20 Mar 1931
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
113605
USNM Number:
E361951-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/31a173595-43f9-458f-9574-a141828cb08b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8408964

shaft, whale lance

Measurements:
overall: 79 in x 2 in; 200.66 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
Shaft, Whale Lance
Subject:
Whaling  Search this
ID Number:
AG.025007
Accession number:
045474
Catalog number:
025007
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Work and Industry: Fisheries
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-e4d2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_866839

Whaling Gear

Donor Name:
No Information  Search this
Culture:
Bella Coola (Nuxalk) (?)  Search this
Object Type:
Harpoon / Line
Place:
Northwest Coast (not certain), Canada (not certain), North America
Accession Date:
1991
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
999999
USNM Number:
ET17426-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/332f776c3-7256-4d70-b1e7-5e3f1ff94410
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8497360
Online Media:

Whaling Ship

Physical Description:
paint, oil (image material)
canvas (image material)
wood (frame material)
Measurements:
overall: 38 1/2 in x 50 3/4 in x 2 1/8 in; 97.79 cm x 128.905 cm x 5.3975 cm
Object Name:
painting
Place made:
United States
Date made:
ca 1850 - 1900
Credit Line:
Gift of George J. McDonald
ID Number:
1977.0336.01
Accession number:
1977.0336
Catalog number:
1977.0336.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-57b1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1459015

Whaling Lance

Collector:
N/A  Search this
Donor Name:
Mrs. Marjorie M. Post  Search this
Culture:
Eskimo  Search this
Object Type:
Lance
Place:
United States, North America
Accession Date:
16 Jun 1981
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
318782
USNM Number:
E419039A-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3f620c011-6d9e-419f-a4ce-601286e1a5a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8451377
Online Media:

Whaling Harpoon

Collector:
James G. Swan  Search this
Donor Name:
James G. Swan  Search this
Culture:
Makah  Search this
Object Type:
Harpoon Sheath
Place:
Baranof Island / Sitka, Alexander Archipelago, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1876
Collection Date:
1875
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
004730
USNM Number:
E20896-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36531adcb-ab5c-44db-aeac-eeb7a39df9ec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8358470
Online Media:

Whaling Harpoon

Collector:
James G. Swan  Search this
Donor Name:
James G. Swan  Search this
Culture:
Makah  Search this
Object Type:
Harpoon
Place:
Baranof Island / Sitka, Alexander Archipelago, Alaska, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1876
Collection Date:
1875
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
004730
USNM Number:
E20897-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/34b60b8c0-2852-4819-a7bb-f6fb056c8943
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8358471
Online Media:

Whaling Harpoon

Collector:
George Y. Nickerson  Search this
Donor Name:
George Y. Nickerson  Search this
Length - Object:
2 m
Object Type:
Harpoon
Place:
Greenland
Accession Date:
1 Dec 1875
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
75A00069
USNM Number:
E19519-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/36576a19b-9f56-478d-962f-3af727eb5623
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8354081

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