Scrimshaw - Swordfish Bill

Scrimshaw - Swordfish Bill

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Object Name
Scrimshaw, Swordfish Bill
average spatial: 5 in x 33 7/16 in; x 12.7 cm x 85.0011 cm
with backboard: 12.7 cm x 85 cm x 6 cm; 5 in x 33 7/16 in x 2 3/8 in
without backboard: 8.5 cm x 79.5 cm x 2.7 cm; 3 3/8 in x 31 5/16 in x 1 1/16 in
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Gift of Capt. Herman F. Kos, Jr.
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Work and Industry: Maritime
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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