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Blubber Hand-Hook


Martha's Vineyard Museum

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About this artifact

This tool is a smaller version of the blubber hook and was used to pick up pieces of blubber by hand. It is constructed of a metal hook with a wooden handle. This blubber hook was used on the bark Wanderer, a vessel that wrecked off of Cuttyhunk island just north of Martha's Vineyard in 1924.

c. 1880
Width 5 1/2": Length 6 1/2"

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