Whaler


Author: Mestre (Master) Manuel Hermínio Silveira de Brum
Date: 2008/2009
Materials: wood, sperm whale bone, brass and sisal
Dimensions: H. 100 x L.1100 x W. 190 cm
Origin: Pontas Negras, Ribeiras parish, Lajes do Pico
Reference: unspecified
Collection: Pico Museum/ Whalers Museum
Notes: This whaler was built in real scale by Mestre (Master) Manuel Hermínio Silveira de Brum, from Ribeiras do Pico, using traditional building materials and methods. This boat held an openly educational function.