3D Model
3D Model
3D Model
3D Model
3D Model
3D Model
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Black Star Line, Ghanaian, 1957 - 1999
Date
ca. 1960
Medium
ebony
Dimensions
H x W x D: 8 × 1 × 3/4 in. (20.3 × 2.5 × 1.9 cm)
Description
A letter opener carved from ebony wood with a depiction of Kwame Nkrumah at the figurehead terminal and a long, tapered blade with a warm patina. Imprinted into the proper right side of the blade are the words [SHIP WITH BLACK STAR LINE]. There are some nicks and other marks along the blade.
Place made
Ghana, West Africa, Africa
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Type
letter openers
Topic
Africa
Business
Transportation
Travel
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.59
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b055a08e-09df-4738-ad0a-6a941dcfb061

Cataloging is an ongoing process and we may update this record as we conduct additional research and review. If you have more information about this object, please contact us at NMAAHCDigiTeam@si.edu

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