Title: Three Scrimshaw Whale Teeth |
Accession Number: 1973.899.284
Description: Black and white photograph of three scrimshaw whale teeth. Center tooth shows two sailors leaning on oval emblem of mermaid holding bottle atop fouled anchor. Bottle resting on emblem "GROG" and eagle at top with banner reading "FREE.TRADE & SAILORS RIGHTS". At bottom of tooth: "JACK CONTENDING / for the motto". Teeth on either side are enlarged views of two upper teeth in 1973.899.283. At New Bedford cf Flayderman.
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