Cyanotype Photograph of a Scrimshander at Work
- Sold for:
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2743T
- Date / Time :
- August 04, 2014 2:00PM
Cyanotype Photograph of a Scrimshander at Work, Massachusetts, c. 1890, reportedly showing a sailor seated wharfside at New Bedford, surrounded by whale teeth and a jawbone, image size 6 x 8 in., matted.
Literature: This image appears in J. Welles Henderson and Rodney P. Carlisle, Marine Art & Antiques: Jack Tar, A Sailor's Life 1750-1910, p. 118. A copy of the book is included in the lot.
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