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Museum catalogue: Scrimshaw Collection

 

Scrimshaw

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Accession no.: Y: 62/15/31
Object name: Scrimshaw
Title: Scrimshaw
Description: Tooth 225 mm, polychrome: blue, green and reddish brown. Young sea officer on deck.
Classified name:
[Unknown system] 730.235 & 639.245.1
Number of items: 1
Full description:

On deck, a smart young officer is wearing straight trousers, a fancy shirt fastened with a bow, short blue jacket, peaked cap with wide crown and square-toed shoes. Dots outline the main features, but neither his nationality nor whether he is a naval or merchant seaman has yet been determined. It probably dates from ca. 1830-1840.

Dimensions:
  • Height: 225mm
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