Whip used in the production of the Indiana Jones film series

Whip used in the production of the Indiana Jones film series

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Braided kangaroo leather whip used by Harrison Ford in the role of Indiana Jones, in one or more of the original trilogy of Indiana Jones films Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Temple of Doom, and The Last Crusade. The whip was one of a set made by renowned whipmaker David Morgan for the film series production.
Filmmaker George Lucas conceived of Indiana Jones as a globe-trekking archeologist to pay homage to classic Hollywood adventure films. Jones is a reluctant hero who finds himself fighting evil-doers while seeking to preserve cultural heritage. The Indiana Jones series, directed by Steven Spielberg, is among the most successful movie franchises in American history.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1981
Ford, Harrison
Morgan, David
place made
United States: Washington
Physical Description
leather (overall material)
cotton (cracker material)
braided (overall production method/technique)
overall: 452 cm x 4.2 cm; 177 15/16 in x 1 5/8 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Lucasfilm, Ltd. Archives
Entertainment, Film
Motion Pictures
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Movie Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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