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Title: Scrimshaw tooth made by Raymond McKee

Accession Number: 2001.128.7
Category: SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - TEETH
Type: tooth
Maker: McKee, Raymond
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Description: Scrimshaw tooth made by Raymond McKee; carving of hut and palm tree bordered by starfish and jellyfish(?); carved across bottom "Vairai"; signed on back with Raymond McKee's inscription with anchor. Collection of the actor Raymond McKee who starred in the 1922 silent film "Down to the Sea in Ships", which also featured the whaling vessel CHARLES W. MORGAN.

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