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Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum

Stuart M. Frank

Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum

by Stuart M. Frank

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Published by David R. Godine, Publisher in Jaffrey, N.H .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scrimshaws,
  • New Bedford Whaling Museum,
  • Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stuart M. Frank
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK6022 .F745 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25078632M
    ISBN 101567924522
    ISBN 109781567924527
    LC Control Number2011042326

    Whaling Antiques If the harpoon is signed or marked it will be noted in the detailed description. Many of the items in this category can be seen and described in the book: "Harpoons and Other Whalecraft" by Lytle, or if you are in the area, stop by the New Bedford Whaling Museum, in New Bedford. Dr. Frank is executive director emeritus of the Kendall Whaling Museum, senior curator emeritus of the New Bedford Whaling Museum, a collections consultant and former research associate at Mystic Seaport, and founder and director of the Scrimshaw Forensics Laboratory. He has been a research fellow of the NHA since

    The largest permanent exhibit of its kind, Scrimshaw: Shipboard Art of the Whalers coincides with the launch of a major new book on scrimshaw, titled Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum by Dr. Frank – a page reference with more than photographs by Richard Donnelly.   Scrimshaw experts, collectors and fans from around the world have another reason to look forward to the 22nd Annual Scrimshaw Weekend at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, May It features three days of new presentations and activities, including a first-ever public auction of consigned nautical antiques on Saturday, May 14 at p.m. in.

    SCRIMSHAW - AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY - REVISION OF JANUARY Books, monographs, and articles recommended by the Scrimshaw Forensics® Laboratory at the New Bedford Whaling Museum • • BOOKS ABOUT SCRIMSHAW Flayderman, E. Norman. Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders, Whales and . - This Pin was discovered by Bittersweet House. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest.


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Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum by Stuart M. Frank Download PDF EPUB FB2

In conjunction with our Scrimshaw exhibition, the Museum has published a catalogue of our extensive collection, by Stuart M. Frank, Ph.D. By the middle of the nineteenth century, the New England port of New Bedford was among the five richest cities in America.

Its wealth was derived from a single source – whale oil, the “fossil fuel” of the early Industrial Revolution. Stuart M.

Frank is the senior curator of the New Bedford Whaling Museum, and is thus in a perfect position to bring out _Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum_ (David R.

Godine, Publisher)/5(16). Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum. By the middle of the nineteenth century, the New England port of New Bedford was among the five richest cities in America. Its wealth was derived from a single source--whale oil, the fossil fuel of the early Industrial Revolution, providing light and lubrication to the burgeoning economy of.

Scrimshaw: An Annotated Bibliography Books, Monographs, and Articles Recommended by the Kendall Institute. of the New Bedford Whaling Museum. BOOKS ABOUT SCRIMSHAW. Carpenter, Charles H., Jr.; and Mary Grace Carpenter.

The Decorative Arts and Crafts of Nantucket. New York: Dodd Mead & Co. and the Nantucket Historical Association,   A coffee table book detailing of the over pieces of scrimshaw at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Beautifully photographed, you can see crimpers, canes, umbrellas, swifts and more all carved to pass the time or sell after their journey was done, or in ports they would stop at to enhance their wages.

Scrimshaw 25 results Sort by: Featured Best Selling Price, low to high Price, high to low Alphabetically, A-Z Alphabetically, Z-A Date, old to new Date, new to old Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

By Stuart M. Frank Both in its own right and as a sequel to Dictionary of Scrimshaw Artists, this book is an indispensable guide for the collector, curator, connoisseur, and maritime enthusiast. A coffee table book detailing of the over pieces of scrimshaw at the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Beautifully photographed, you can see crimpers, canes, umbrellas, swifts and more all carved to pass the time or sell after their journey was done, or in ports they would stop at to enhance their wages.

Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum by Stuart M. Frank Purchase online via The White Whale By the middle of the nineteenth century, the New England port of New Bedford was among the richest cities in America.

In conjunction with this exhibition, the Museum has published a catalogue of our collection, entitled Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum, by Stuart M.

Frank, Ph.D. Available online and in the Museum store. Stuart M. Frank signed copies of his new book, Dutch and Flemish Old Master Paintings in the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Presentation Highlights. Scrimshaw in the Sippican Historical Society; Favorite Scrimshaw: Submissions from Friends and Colleagues; The Jaws Swift-Clamp Maker; 19th-Century Scrimshaw Curiosities, Oddities, and Puzzles; Annual.

– Book from the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Jack Chang brought this book to our attention: Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

A coffee table book detailing of the over pieces of scrimshaw at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Beautifully photographed, you can see. New Bedford Scrimshaw Bookmark $ We have run out of stock for this item.

Sailors once carved designs onto long flat pieces of whalebone as a token of love that would be used as corset stiffeners or busks.

Sailors once carved designs onto long flat pieces of whalebone as a token of love that would be used as corset stiffeners or busks. This resin bookmark is a representation of that traditional busk with all the intricate detail of the historical whaleman art.

An image of a mermaid has been skillfully etched on to this b. To really appreciate the diversity of scrimshaw, page through Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum by Stuart M.

Frank, founder and director of the Scrimshaw Forensics Laboratory and senior curator emeritus at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. The book’s photographs and.

The New Bedford Whaling Museum holds the world’s largest and most comprehensive scrimshaw collection, and has uniquely been hard at work examining and cataloguing scrimshaw from its own collection and from all over the world, disseminating the results.

Nina Hellman has been fascinated with scrimshaw since first visiting the New Bedford Whaling Museum in the s. A specialist in marine art and antiques, she for 27 years kept an open shop in Nantucket, where she and her husband, Bob, have lived full-time since the mids.

Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum, by Stuart M. Frank, is the winner of the nineteenth annual Historic New England Booksenior curator at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, uses the museum’s collection of scrimshaw—the world’s largest—as a means of examining the city’s nineteenth-century whaling.

Stuart M. Frank is the senior curator of the New Bedford Whaling Museum, and is thus in a perfect position to bring out _Ingenious Contrivances, Curiously Carved: Scrimshaw in the New Bedford Whaling Museum_ (David R. Godine, Publisher). Museum Publications Art Books Children Cook Books Cultural Books Knots Local History Books Maritime Adventures Moby Dick/Herman Melville Science and Environment Sea Shanties Whaling Lighting the Way: Historic Women of the Southcoast Bookends.

As a kind of distracting therapy, they carved whale teeth and bones into everything from dominoes to bird cages, pieces that are collectively known as scrimshaw. The carvings are the products of. In a brief chat with New Bedford Whaling Museum’s curator Stuart Frank just after the auction, Frank said, “Eldred’s did a good job managing the sale.

Featured in Flayderman’s book, Scrimshaw and Scrimshanders, figureand Hellman’s book, figure #, it brought $3, A rare whaleman-made birdcage, with whalebone framework.With over 5, items of scrimshaw in the collection, the Whaling Museum is the ideal venue for the annual Scrimshaw Weekend – the world’s only forum devoted to the indigenous shipboard art of whalers during the “Age of Sail.”.

Founded inthis gala event attracts enthusiasts from across the country and abroad who gather to share the enjoyment of this distinctive and .