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Museum catalogue: Scrimshaw Collection

 

Scrimshaw

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Accession no.: Y: 62/15/63
Object name: Scrimshaw
Title: Scrimshaw
Description: Tooth 130 mm, polychrome: red and brown. Child with blocks spelling "God". (Pair to 62/15/36)
Classified name:
[Unknown system] 730.235 & 639.245.1
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Is one of a pair showing a child kneeling on a chair and selecting alphabet letters to spell out GOD. All the main features, including the fingers and folds of material are pricked in with dots. Other examples of this image are known.

Related record(s):
  • Y: 62/15/36
Dimensions:
  • Height: 130mm
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