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Title: Scrimshaw walrus tusk, theatrical scene

Accession Number: 1997.76.12
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - TEETH
Type: walrus tusk
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Description: Engraved walrus tusk; color; from bottom, woman kneeling with hands clasped, possibly praying with man behind her with right hand raised to forehead, possibly theatrical poses; next scene is two Indian elephants with men on a tiger hunt; tiger crouched down at bottom left; next scene is man and woman on horseback; she is riding sidesaddle, he is dressed in Napoleonic hat; at top, man posed with sword in his right hand; revolver in belt; from collection of material related to Ernest Gates and the Jibboom Club.

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