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Museum catalogue: Scrimshaw Collection

 

Scrimshaw

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Accession no.: Y: 62/15/21
Object name: Scrimshaw
Title: Scrimshaw
Description: Tooth 118 mm, monochrome, decorated on each side with images which have groups of spiky leaves above and/or below. Merchant ship under sail; reverse: Rural cottage. (Pair to 62/15/20)
Classified name:
[Unknown system] 730.235 & 639.245.1
Number of items: 1
Full description:

21A.: A merchant ship similar to that on #20B is on the starboard tack under royals and a mizzen topgallant

21B.: A modest single storied cottage with a paling or picket fence beside a row of trees

Related record(s):
  • Y: 62/15/20
Dimensions:
  • Height: 118mm
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