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bone, dolphin

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dolphin jaw bone decorated with scrimshaw [previously described as whale] dolphin jawbone with teeth illustration: female portrait with floral border [roses?] on one side

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  • Title

    bone, dolphin

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  • Date made

    19th Century; [Time period: Queen Victoria (1837 - 1901)/English reign]

  • Subject

    whaling and sealing/activity, scrimshaw/crafts, Scrimshaw, Carving, Sculpture, Art, 08 Communication Artifacts, Chenhall Nomenclature

  • Rights

    © Auckland Museum CC BY

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Auckland War Memorial Museum

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