Boning Knife, Islesboro, ca. 1800

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Boning Knife, Islesboro, ca. 1800

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This homemade fish cleaning knife is said to have been owned by Samuel Warren, an early settler of Islesboro. The round wooden handle allowed the knife to float.

Initials carved into handle, "J W." Could be James, Jeremiah or John Warren, all descendants of Samuel.

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About This Item

  • Title: Boning Knife, Islesboro, ca. 1800
  • Creation Date: circa 1800
  • Subject Date: circa 1800
  • Location: Islesboro, Waldo County, ME
  • Media: Wood, metal
  • Local Code: 1111.110
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Islesboro Historical Society
PO Box 301, 388 Main Road, Islesboro, ME 04848
(207) 734-6733

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