Moby-Dick tattoo-a-day collection.
H.M.S. Royal Sovereign emerging from her refit and lying in the Hamoaze, Plymouth Sound.
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
1818 Caspar David Friedrich Voilier Dessin Crayon 33,1×24,7 cm Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett
Bruno Vekemans (Belgian, b. 1952), Twee matrozen [Two Sailors], 1993. Gouache, 95 x 70 cm.
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
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.
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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.
Sold Potomack Company, Alexandria, Virginia, 27 Jan 2018 for US$45,000.
Ex collection William Myron Keck, founder of The Superior Oil Company.