Category: art

thistleburr:

thistleburr:

Moby-Dick tattoo-a-day collection.

hms-surprise: H.M.S. Royal Sovereign emerging …

hms-surprise:

H.M.S. Royal Sovereign emerging from her refit and lying in the Hamoaze, Plymouth Sound.

Stuart Bolton

The United States’ first foreign trade z…

The United States’ first foreign trade zone, Staten Island, city of New York, opened February 1, 1937
Harry Herzog, 1937
Work Projects Administration Poster Collection
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
LC-USZC4-5063

nataliakoptseva: 1818 Caspar David Friedrich  …

nataliakoptseva:

1818 Caspar David Friedrich  Voilier  Dessin  Crayon  33,1×24,7 cm Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett

thunderstruck9:

thunderstruck9:

Bruno Vekemans (Belgian, b. 1952), Twee matrozen [Two Sailors], 1993. Gouache, 95 x 70 cm.

philamuseum: From jazz and the jitterbug to as…

philamuseum:

From jazz and the jitterbug to assembly lines and skylines: the early twentieth century was a time of great social, artistic, and technological change. “Modern Times: American Art 1910–1950” opens April 18. 

Pertaining to Yachts and Yachting,” 1922, by Charles Sheeler

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nyhistory: George H. Yewell paid sixty-five do…

nyhistory:

George H. Yewell paid sixty-five dollars for passage aboard the ship James Foster Jr., and on the back of his receipt, he painted a charming nautical scene. 

Read more on our From the Stacks blog! 

womblegrinch: Montague Dawson (1890-1973) – Up…

womblegrinch:

Montague Dawson (1890-1973) – Up she rises – the ship ‘North America’ (second pic is detail)

Oil on canvas. 28.25 x 42 inches, 71.8 x 106.7 cm.

Estimate: US$30,000-50,000.

Sold Potomack Company, Alexandria, Virginia, 27 Jan 2018 for US$45,000.

Ex collection William Myron Keck, founder of The Superior Oil Company.

shear-in-spuh-rey-shuhn: FRANK BRANGWYNThe Bru…

shear-in-spuh-rey-shuhn:

FRANK BRANGWYN
The Brunswick Caught Anchors With Her Enemy
Oil on Canvas
22" x 29"