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American manufacturer

Brass knuckles, 1880s

  • Brass
  • United States
  • H: 1/2 in, W: 4 in, D: 2 3/4 in (H: 1.3 cm, W: 10.2 cm, D: 7.0 cm)
  • M10949
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American artist

Scrimshaw ditty box, 1825-1850

  • Wood, panbone, ivory, pigment
  • United States
  • H: 7 3/4 in, L: 5 7/8 in, W: 3 1/4 in (H: 19.7 cm, L: 14.9 cm, W: 8.3 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Harry D. Wheeler, 1962
  • M11158
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James Edward Buttersworth (American, 1817-1894)

Ship Dreadnought passing Sandy Hook, 1853-1868

  • Oil on canvas
  • United States
  • image H: 28 1/2 in, image W: 35 1/2 in (image H: 72.4 cm, image W: 90.2 cm)
  • Museum Purchase from Fellows and Friends Fund, 1962
  • M11195
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Joseph True (American)

Figurehead from ship St. Paul, 1833

  • Wood, paint
  • Salem, Massachusetts, United States
  • H: 28 1/4 in, W: 27 in, D: 19 1/2 in (H: 71.8 cm, W: 68.6 cm, D: 49.5 cm)
  • Gift of Stephen Phillips, 1964
  • M11871
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French artist

Model of Ship-of-the-Line Seduisant, 1800-1825

  • Bone, wood, cordage, ivory
  • Unidentified British Military Prison
  • H: 19 in, L: 27 in, W: 8 in (H: 48.3 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Samuel K. Lothrop, 1965
  • M12529
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Fred Avery (American)

Waterline model, 1930

  • Wood, glass, metal, thread
  • New York, NY
  • H: 23 1/2 in, L: 32 in, W: 5 in (H: 59.7 cm, L: 81.3 cm, W: 12.7 cm)
  • Gift of Coburn Smith, 1961
  • M12530
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Michele Felice Corne (Italian and American, 1752-1845)

Cape Town, South Africa, 1804

  • Oil on panel
  • United States
  • H: 35 in, W: 52 3/4 in (H: 88.9 cm, W: 134.0 cm)
  • Commissioned by the East India Marine Society, 1804
  • M128
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Frederick Myrick (American, 1808-1862)

Susan's Tooth, 1829

  • Whale tooth
  • Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
  • L: 5 7/8 in (L: 14.9 cm)
  • Gift of George Peirce, 1830
  • M13
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American artist

Model of stone sloop Star Light, 1938

  • Wood
  • Quincy, Massachusetts
  • H: 50 1/2 in, W: 55 3/4 in, D: 14 3/4 in (H: 128.3 cm, W: 141.6 cm, D: 37.5 cm)
  • Gift of Francis B. Lothrop, 1969
  • M13747
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United States artist

Navigator's traverse board, 1800-1850

  • Wood, paint, metal
  • United States
  • H: 16 in, W: 8 3/4 in, D: 2 in (H: 40.6 cm, W: 22.2 cm, D: 5.1 cm)
  • Gift of Charles Fiske Bound, 1910
  • M1427.A
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