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Title: Whalebone lathe

Accession Number: 1941.288
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - TOOLS
Type: lathe
Maker:
Place:
Date: Circa 1867
Materials: wood; bone; metal
Description: Wood and whalebone lathe with wooden carriage with cutting tools 1941.288.1-3. Made (perhaps) and used by Josiah Robinson, circa 1867. See Malley, "Graven by the Fishermen Themselves," pages 126, 127.

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