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Title: Ditty box made by Fred and Sallie Smith

Accession Number: 1941.399
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - BOXES
Type: ditty box
Maker: Smith, Frederick H. (Capt.); Smith, Sarah G.
Place:
Date: 1877-12
Materials: whalebone; wood
Description: Oval ditty box with inlaid lid of woods, bone, baleen and horn. Gold charm at center of lid. Made by Capt. Frederick H. Smith and his wife Sallie (Sarah G.) Smith aboard the whaling bark OHIO, December 1877.

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