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Museum catalogue: Scrimshaw Collection

 

Scrimshaw

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Accession no.: Y: 62/15/18
Object name: Scrimshaw
Title: Scrimshaw
Description: Tooth 122 mm, monochrome; each side with a British ship. The base is squared off and relief carved with three concentric rings.
Classified name:
[Unknown system] 730.235 & 639.245.1
Number of items: 1
Full description:

18A.: A ship under royals and a main skysail with studding sails on the weather side of the fore course and topsail.

18B.: Stern view of a British naval ship with a strange hooped stern but an unusually accurate mainmast pennant. Several studding sails are set.

Dimensions:
  • Height: 122mm
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