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Published on May 18, 2011
Julie Lee, Curator at the Bowers Museum, discusses a working guillotine model carved by French Prisoners of War circa 1800. This is one of 90 pieces of scrimshaw and bone carvings, from the collection of Dr. and Mrs. Burton W. Fink, featured in the exhibition "Scrimshaw: The Art and Craft of the American Whaler." Learn more at www.bowers.org.