Overall: 2 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 6.4 x 16.5 x 3.8 cm )
Engraved scrimshaw whale's tooth; engraved with black ink on the obverse with a view of New York City Hall; the Hall has two American flags on the reverse is a view of a battle between two frigate with one of them firing a cannon shot.
Gift of Edmund Astley Prentis
inscribed: on obverse: "CITY HALL NEW YORK"
inscribed: on reverse: "PEACOCK AND LE EPERVIER"
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