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England manufacturer

Mariner's astrolabe, about 1600

  • Copper alloy
  • Lyme Bay, Dorset, England
  • H: 7 5/8 in, W: 7 1/8 in, D: 1 3/8 in (H: 19.4 cm, W: 18.1 cm, D: 3.5 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1972
  • M15340
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Lewis H. Story (American, 1873-1948)

FLYING CLOUD, early 20th century

  • Wood
  • Essex, Massachusetts
  • H: 8 in, W: 42 1/2 in, D: 3 7/8 in (H: 20.3 cm, W: 107.9 cm, D: 9.8 cm)
  • Bequest of Mrs. Jacob Story, 1974
  • M15693
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Donald McNarry (Great Britain, 1921-2010)

Full-hull model, 1958

  • Wood, cordage, paint, metal
  • England
  • H: 1 1/2 in, L: 4 1/4 in, W: 1 in (H: 3.8 cm, L: 10.8 cm, W: 2.5 cm)
  • Gift of Arthur D. Leidesdorf, 1974
  • M15731
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Iris McNarry (Great Britain)

Model of the 1838 Steamer Great Western, 1956

  • Wood, cordage, paint, metal
  • England
  • H: 3 1/4 in, L: 9 1/2 in, W: 2 1/2 in (H: 8.3 cm, L: 24.1 cm, W: 6.3 cm)
  • Gift of Arthur D. Leidesdorf, 1974
  • M15733
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George R. Underwood (Massachusetts)

Urchin, 1884

  • Wood, metal, textile, cordage
  • Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • H: 117 in, L: 171 in, W: 31 in (H: 297.2 cm, L: 434.3 cm, W: 78.7 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Southwick, 1977
  • M17031
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George Ropes (American, 1788-1819)

Painting, 1805

  • Oil on canvas
  • Salem, Massachusetts
  • H: 32 1/2 in, W: 50 3/4 in (H: 82.5 cm, W: 128.9 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Elizabeth C. Cook, 1913
  • M1729
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English artist

Birdcage Model, about 1800

  • Wood
  • probably United Kingdom
  • Anonymous gift, 1979
  • M18036
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J.B. Walton (American and Salem, Massachusetts)

Scrimshaw, 1848

  • Tooth, wood, mother of pearl, ivory
  • American
  • H: 5 1/2 in, W: 4 in, D: 4 in (H: 14.0 cm, W: 10.2 cm, D: 10.2 cm)
  • Donor unknown, date unknown
  • M1834
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American carver

Indian, about 1820

  • Painted wood
  • United States
  • H: 78 in, W: 17 in, D: 23 in (H: 198.1 cm, W: 43.2 cm, D: 58.4 cm)
  • Gift of Edward Moseley, 1978
  • M18950
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England

Nocturnal, about 1750

  • Boxwood, copper alloy
  • England
  • H: 27.50 cm, dia.: 10.90 cm (H: 10.8 in, dia.: 4.3 in)
  • Gift of Mrs. Alexander O. Vietor, 1981
  • M18975
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