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French artist

1775 French Armed Cutter, about 1800

  • Pearwood, ebony, brass, cordage
  • Probably France
  • H: 26 1/2 in, L: 38 in, W: 13 in (H: 67.3 cm, L: 96.5 cm, W: 33.0 cm)
  • Gift of Mrs. Malcolm B. Stone, 1966
  • M12590
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Robert Salmon (Anglo-American, 1775-about 1845 )

View of Liverpool from Cheshire, 1840

  • Oil on canvas
  • Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • H: 25 in, W: 32 1/2 in (H: 63.5 cm, W: 82.5 cm)
  • Gift of William L. Parker in memory of his father, Charles Hamilton Parker, 1911
  • M1520
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Antonio Nicolo Gasparo Jacobsen (American, 1850-1921)

S.S. Oceanic, 1877

  • Oil on canvas
  • United States
  • H: 15 3/4 in, W: 23 in (H: 40.0 cm, W: 58.4 cm)
  • Gift of Francis Lee Higginson , 1984
  • M21506
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French artist

Full-hull model, 1800-1825

  • Bone, cordage, walnut, glass
  • Unidentified British Military Prison
  • H: 21 1/4 in, W: 17 in, D: 11 in (H: 54.0 cm, W: 43.2 cm, D: 27.9 cm)
  • Gift of the estate of Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Shepard, Jr. by their children and grandchildren, 1992
  • M23605
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Benjamin King (American, 18th-19th century)

Dry card compass, about 1790

  • Pine, glass, card, wire
  • Salem, Massachusetts
  • Gift of J.H. Edwards, 1903
  • M27.A
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attributed to Simeon Skillin Jr. (American, 1756-1806)

Female Figurehead, about 1805

  • White pine, paint
  • Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • H: 29 in, W: 17 in, D: 14 in (H: 73.7 cm, W: 43.2 cm, D: 35.6 cm)
  • Museum purchase and partial gift of J. Welles Henderson, 1996
  • M27185
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attributed to Pierre Louis Dagoty (French, 1771-1840)

USS Constitution vs. HMS Guerriere, USS Demologos, about 1817

  • Porcelain, marble, enamel
  • Paris, France
  • H: 15 3/8 in, dia.: 8 in (H: 39.1 cm, dia.: 20.3 cm)
  • Museum purchase, 1998
  • M27413.1-2
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Parkinson & Frodsham (English, 1801)

Sextant, about 1860

  • Brass, wood, glass
  • London, England
  • Donor unknown, date unknown
  • M30
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Willem Janzoon Blaeu (Dutch, 1571-1638)

Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1647

  • Paper, leather, ink, watercolor
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands, Northern Netherlands
  • Donor unknown, date unknown
  • 1032.3-13632-1647
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Korean artist

Desk, 19th century

  • Wood, lacquer
  • Korea
  • H: 11 3/4 in, W: 17 1/2 in, D: 10 1/2 in (H: 29.8 cm, W: 44.4 cm, D: 26.7 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1884
  • E1451
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