Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
Flayderman, E. Norman, Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders Whales and Whaleman, N. Flayderman & Co., Inc., Publishers, 1972. Illustrated on ppg. 78 and 79 for images of Fanny Campbell and a similar piece of scrimshaw.