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Ship Stamp


Martha's Vineyard Museum

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About this artifact

Logbook keepers would sometimes note the sighting or meeting of another ship at sea by using a stamp depicting a ship in full sail. This stamp is carved out of wood. This stamp has a note written on it that says: "from Russell Hancock, 1926, been round the horn, his whaling stamp."

c. 1900
Width: 2 1/4" Length: 2 1/4"

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