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Standard Whale Boat

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Hart constructed this model after a late-nineteenth or early-twentieth century whaleboat then on view at the Dartmouth Historical Society in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Whaling vessels typically carried four to six such boats, each manned by four oarsmen, an officer (or boat header), and a...

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Provenance

Lent by J. Templeman Coolidge / February 27, 1929

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge

mid-19th century

Dimensions

57.15 cm (22 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

32.169

Medium or Technique

Wood

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