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Walking cane made from ivory and wood. The wood used to make this cane was salvaged from the USS Lawrence flag ship of Commodore Perry in 1840. The ship had been scuttled at the end of the war in Misery Bay Presque Isle PA (source: Collection of Curator Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command).

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