Scrimshaw tooth of whaling bark, possibly WANDERER or CHARLES W. MORGAN

tooth

SCRIMSHAW & ALLIED ARTS - TEETH
marad; scrimshaw
mid 1900s
L. 8", W. 3", D. 2-1/2"

Scrimshaw tooth; carving of whaleship (bark), possibly WANDERER or CHARLES W. MORGAN, or generic whaling bark; port view of vessel under sail; not signed, no date; reverse is rough and discolored; mid 1900s. 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.


2001.128.6

Raymond McKee Collection


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Whaling
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Scrimshaw
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