Fig 2. Columbia. Scrimshaw by Manuel Enos depicting a patriotic symbol of the American Republic, rendered in full color on a sperm whale tooth. This and the companion piece are a pair of teeth engraved and inscribed while Enos was first mate in the bark Java of New Bedford in 1862. Length: each 7 1/2 inches (19 cm). Kendall Collection, New Bedford Whaling Museum. Photos by Mark Sexton.
Published September 30, 2009 at 502 × 720 in “The Many Mysteries of Manuel Enos” by Stuart M. Frank, Ph.D.
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