Record Detail

EBC 28575

Specimen Notes:
  • Dr. Newcombe collected this halibut hook from the Salish Indians in British Columbia . He was paid $0.74 for the item in 1904 by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew . The hook is made from the heart of a knot of wood commonly known as Western Hemlock Spruce.
  • Record posted on March 25, 2009 and last updated March 25, 2009