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|Description||A walking stick made from a shark's vertebrae with a round ebony handle. The vertebrae have been threaded on a metal rod. This type of sailor's craftwork is known as scrimshaw.|
|Credit||National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London. We regret that Museum enquiries have not been able to identify the copyright holder and would welcome any information that would help us update our records. Please contact the Picture Library.|
|Materials||metal alloy; shell; wood; shark vertebrae (possibly)|
|Measurements||900 x 20 mm|
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