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Title
Spearing salmon, Wishham
William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana
Alternative Title
Volume 8, plate 276
Creator
Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952
Publication Information
E. S. Curtis (Seattle); The University Press (Cambridge, Mass)
Honnold Mudd Library. Special Collections
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
West-ography, re-imaging the West
Rights Information
For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact Honnold Mudd Library Special Collections at https://library.claremont.edu/scl/
Description
The nature of the shore and the height of the water level sometimes combine to make dip-netting impossible. Recourse is then had to the double-pointed spear, the socketed barbs of which are connected to the shaft by strong cords, so that when a fish is struck and its struggles detach the barbs from the prongs, it is held as by a hook and line.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
wor00237.tif
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll8/id/237
Language
English
Subject
Tlakluit Indians
Photogravure
Native Americans
Men's clothing
Manners and customs
Landscapes
Landscape photography
Fishing
Clothing and dress
Source
Photogravure, 22.25 x 18.25 inches: The North American Indian; being a series of volumes picturing and describing the Indians of the United States, and Alaska, 970.6 C942 vol.8 plates, William Smith Mason Collection of Western Americana, Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library
Relation
West-ography, re-imaging the West - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll8

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