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Mystery objects...

What do you think the objects in the pictures are?

Make a guess then click on the picture to see how close you are...


A sailor's housewife

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A sailor's housewife
What do you think it is... a. A sewing kit? b. A lock of hair? c. A hat?

Hard Tack

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Hard Tack
What do you think it is... a. A sailor's button? b. A ship's biscuit? c. A sundial?
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Stone

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Stone
What do you think this was used for... a. As an anchor? b. As a weapon? c. To tie down the ship's sail?

Cat O'Nine Tails

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Cat O'Nine Tails
What do you think this was used for... a. As a musical instrument? b. To brush hair? c. To beat prisoners?
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Mourning Ring

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Mourning Ring
When do you think this was worn... a. At a funeral? b. During the first part of the day? c. At sea?

Cap

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Cap
Who do you think wore this... a. A school boy? b. A dock worker? c. A waterman?
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