oledavyjones: Scrimshaw; 1853, 6 inch. Scrim…

oledavyjones:

Scrimshaw; 1853, 6 inch. Scrimshaw whale’s tooth engraved “TO SWEET NELLIE HOGAN FROM THOMAS, 1853.” One side portraying a woman in fancy dress holding a parasol and standing before a chair and potted palm on a parquet floor; the other side with sailor holding a harpoon displaying a banner for “Seaman’s Rights.”