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Detail of Turk's Head Carving around 1880

Detail of "Turk's Head" carving shows one of three original carvings clinging by a metal rod. Smith's heraldic crest shows the model for the three heads that he reportedly chopped off while a soldier of fortune in the crusades around 1600, before his famous trip to Jamestown. (Courtesy ISHRA Shoals Collection at Portsmouth Athenaeum)

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