From:South Georgia Museum
Name/TitleWhalers' knife with sheath.
About this objectWhaler knife made by Douglas Brown for Norman Jamieson with leather sheath. Knife is metal with wooden handle. Sheath is leather with pleated string detail. A large knife, 2 crossed swords and a skull and cross bones are detailed on the sheath. The sheath has been sewn with string and metal staples to hold it together.
Donated to the Museum by Norman Jamieson.
Medium and MaterialsMetal, wood, leather, string
Inscription and MarksPosition 1: On front of sheath; Method: Engraved ; Content: Images of large knife, 2 crossed swords and skull and cross bones.
Position 2: On reverse of sheath; Method: Engraved; Content: Image of an anchor with the number ‘5’ below it.
MeasurementsKnife L.265mm; W. 40mm
Sheath L. 255mm; W. 65mm
Subject and Association KeywordsMR NORMAN JAMIESON
Subject and Association KeywordsDOUGLAS BROWN
Subject and Association KeywordsWHALING
Object TypeSocial history
Copyright LicenceAll rights reserved