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|Description: Iron rod with a hook at one end. The other end is hollow and flared and holds the remnants of what was probably once a long wooden handle. Used for flensing (skinning) seals and whales. Found on Passage Island, one of the islands that abounded with seals until 1803.|
Object: whaling equipment
Institution: Furneaux Historical Research Association Inc.
Object number: FHR_00551
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