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scrimshaws


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scrimshaws

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Objects, whether decorative or household items, carved from whale ivory, baleen, or similar materials from marine mammals. Originally specifically those objects made by whalers from whale teeth or baleen while on board ship.

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scrimshaw

scrimshanders

scrimshander

scrimshandies

scrimshandy

skrimshanders

skrimshander

scrimshonting

scrimshonging

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