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Record title

Powder horn scrimshaw, before 1952

Call numbers

DR 78

Record identifier

1l4djBV1

Powder horn scrimshaw, before 1952

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Powder horn scrimshaw, before 1952

Full title

Powder horn scrimshaw, before 1952

Date

before 1952

Call Numbers

DR 78

Record Identifier

1l4djBV1

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Physical Description

Contents

1 scrimshaw - 44 x 9 cm - powder horn, with wooden base

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Fonds

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

Shows human figures, animals, trees, flags and a crest

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Full title

Powder horn scrimshaw, before 1952

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

General note

From Sir William Dixson's notes no. 162-5: 'Four old horn powder or short flasks. Made from bullock horns and said to have been carved by convicts. Obtained by me in Hobart about 1902' and 'These were purchased by me in Hobart in 1900 or 1901 and I was informed by the owner that they had been in his family for many years'.

Date note

Dated from the year of Sir William Dixson's death

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Presented by Sir William Dixson, 1952
Spencer List number: 92c
Spencer List number: 528

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Call Numbers

DR 78

Record Identifier

1l4djBV1

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839608

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