A Mariner's Fancy: The Whaleman's Art of Scrimshaw

A Mariner's Fancy: The Whaleman's Art of Scrimshaw

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A Mariner's Fancy: The Whaleman's Art of Scrimshaw by Nina Hellman, Norman J. Brouwer

This book catalogues a portion of the exemplary collection of scrimshanded objects of the South Street Seaport Museum in New York City. Illustrated essays by curator Nina Hellman and maritime historian Norman Brouwer address issues of connoisseurship in scrimshaw and the surprising role of New York in American whaling history.

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ISBN-13: 9780295972121
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 11/01/1992
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.07(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.28(d)

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