Marine Memorabilia [Scrimshaw whale's tooth]

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A scrimshaw whale's tooth. The tooth has two drawings on each side. One side shows two sailing ships with the sails up. The other side shows a ship on the lower section of the tooth and leaves and round berries on the top section. Engraving is coloured in a dark blue ink. The base of the tooth is jagged and there is a cavity inside.
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Marine Memorabilia [Scrimshaw whale's tooth], 1978.153.3. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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