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Whale tooth engraved a frigate running before the wind under full sail on front. The back is engraved in black and red image a woman in a full length dress with a checkered apron holding a tiny parasol in her right hand and handkerchief in her left. It was used as a bookend in the Oval Office.
Pair of ivory L-shaped bookends with a figure of a rhinoceros carved on each base.
Photograph of bookends. The photograph accompanies letters sent by Beatrice Deen Sterling of Texas. Verso of photographs reads, “Because I’m for Racial Justice: My favorite ‘couple’, BDS.”
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