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Museum catalogue: Scrimshaw Collection

 

Scrimshaw

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Accession no.: Y: 62/15/17
Object name: Scrimshaw
Title: Scrimshaw
Description: Tooth 142 mm, polychrome. Early Naval paddle brig; reverse: Lighthouse.
Classified name:
[Unknown system] 730.235 & 639.245.1
Number of items: 1
Full description:

17A.: A wooden Naval paddle brig, probably dating from the 1840s.

17B.: This most resembles Eddystone light, built in 1759 and not replaced until 1882. It marked rocks in the English Channel on the approaches to Plymouth, Devon.

Dimensions:
  • Height: 142mm
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