Fishing line reel

Collection Type

  • Sporting Equipment

Date

1850-1880

GUSN

GUSN-20405

Description

Reel of fishing line. Solid piece of wood w/ sides cut-away in an arch around which thin fishing line is wrapped. Stone weight at end of line.

Details

Descriptive Terms

fishing tackle
rope
wood (plant material)
Rope
REEL, FISHING

Inscription

Painted on top: ""H. G. RENE & CO./ T.G.H./ BATH""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

H. G. Rene & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Bath, ME, USA

Object Type

Fishing & Trapping T&E

Dimensions

8.75 x 15 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.3572

Places

Maine (United States)