Penobscot rootclub, ca. 1930

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine


This club is attributed to Penobscot carver Russell Joe (Granton Russell Joseph), who lived from the early 1900s to the mid 1960s on Indian Island.

Russell Joe carved rootclubs, walking sticks and tomahawks and sold them to visitors.

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About This Item

  • Title: Penobscot rootclub, ca. 1930
  • Creator: Joseph, Granton Russell
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Town: Indian Island
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Local Code: HM 164
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-1902

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