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Ostrich Egg (Struthio camelus), about 1820

  • Cape of Good Hope, Africa
  • H: 5 in, W: 6 1/4 in, D: 5 in (H: 12.7 cm, W: 15.9 cm, D: 12.7 cm)
  • Gift of Capt. Benjamin Carpenter, before 1821
  • EIMS502.1
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Weapon, about 1880

  • Rope, canvas, lead
  • H: 1 3/4 in, W: 15 1/4 in, D: 1 3/4 in (H: 4.4 cm, W: 38.7 cm, D: 4.4 cm)
  • FIC2013.430.1
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Bodkin, mid-late 19th century

  • Bone, paint
  • Alaska, Arctic, United States
  • L: 8 3/4 in, dia.: 3/8 in (L: 22.2 cm, dia.: 1.0 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E15232
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Model of United States Frigate Constitution, about 1812

  • Wood
  • United States
  • H: 59 in, W: 76 in, D: 29 in (H: 149.9 cm, W: 193.0 cm, D: 73.7 cm)
  • Gift of Commodore Hull, 1813
  • M47
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Pill Box, about 1820

  • Wood
  • H: 5/8 in, dia.: 1 7/8 in (H: 1.6 cm, dia.: 4.8 cm)
  • Gift of Lieutenant James Armstrong, 1815
  • M476
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Whip, about 1850

  • Tarred rope
  • H: 1 in, W: 25 1/2 in, D: 1 1/4 in (H: 2.5 cm, W: 64.8 cm, D: 3.2 cm)
  • Gift of Lawrence W. Jenkins, 1917
  • M496
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Andiron, 18th century

  • Iron, brass
  • H: 25 1/2 in, W: 10 in, D: 18 1/2 in (H: 64.8 cm, W: 25.4 cm, D: 47.0 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Francis B. Crowninshield, 1943
  • M5177.AB
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Pie Crimper, 19th century

  • Whale ivory, baleen
  • L: 11 1/4 in (L: 28.6 cm)
  • Gift of Weston Howland, 1952
  • M7688
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Rattle, 19th century

  • Turtle shell, leather, hoof
  • Great Plains, North America
  • L: 5 3/8 in, W: 4 in, D: 1 3/4 in (L: 13.7 cm, W: 10.2 cm, D: 4.4 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Harry L. Damon, 1965
  • E23935
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Bottle, mid-late 19th century

  • Plant fiber, glass
  • Northwest Coast, United States
  • H: 11 6/8 in, dia.: 3 3/8 in (H: 29.8 cm, dia.: 8.6 cm)
  • Gift of the Smithsonian Institution, 1884
  • E3621
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