Scrimshaw and Provenance: A Third Dictionary of Scrimshaw Artists


 The third installment in the Scrimshaw Artists series, "Scrimshaw and Provenance," contains more than 400 biographical sketches of the artists who made scrimshaw in the Age of Sail, ranging from common sailors and humble ship's carpenters to celebrity sea captains and even Peter the Great--meticulously researched and authoritatively and colorfully narrated by one of the world's leading authorities on the subject, based on the scrimshaw, primary documents, and archival records of museums, libraries, auction houses, and private collections worldwide.

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