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Title: Walrus tusk engraved with mermaid

Accession Number: 1959.606
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - TUSKS
Type: walrus tusk
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Description: Walrus tusk with scrimshaw mermaid, base missing. One of pair given by crew member to James Ryley, who was skipper of bark LA SIQUIGNA and bark HARVEST MOON.

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