Whaling Logbook Stamp

Collection Type

  • Tools and equipment

Date

1840-1860

GUSN

GUSN-8926

Description

Carved wood (probably pine) stamp with wide flat handle above rectangular base; carved with a a snub-nosed whale with downturned mouth, with tonnage marking space (see accession folder for sketch).

Details

Descriptive Terms

stamps (tools)
carving (processes)
wood (plant material)
marines (visual works)
sailing vessels
Wood
Carved
Maritime
Sailing vessel
Stamp, Marking

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.248

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Written Communication T&E

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 1 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.248.3

Places

Probably Massachusetts (United States)
probably