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Ship-Building, Gloucester Harbor

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Ship-Building, Gloucester Harbor

19th century
233 x 345 mm (9.2 x 13.6 in.)

Winslow Homer, American, (1836–1910)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Wood engraving on wove paper
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Published in “Harper’s Weekly” 11 October 1873, p. 900; printed after title "[See Page 902]"
Marks: Signed in composition, lower right: “W.H.”; printed after title: “Drawn by Winslow Homer” and “[See Page 854]”
Bibliography: Cowdrey 174; Beam 204; Goodrich 80.
Credit Line: Purchase funds, 1958
Accession Number: 1958.4.25

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  • boats - Use for watercraft generally smaller and less seaworthy than ships and generally not designed to cross large open waters. [June 1995 related term added.]
  • harbors - Designates well-sheltered inlets of water affording protection from wind and sea and sufficient depth to allow anchorage for vessels.
  • marine views - Use For Term
  • ports - Use for settlement areas that combine a harbor and terminal facilities at the transition between land and water transportation systems.
  • shipbuilding - The craft or business of building ships. [August 1993 descriptor added.]
  • ships - Use for watercraft generally larger and more seaworthy than boats; usually propelled by sails or engines.

  • image Dimensions: 233 x 345 mm (9.2 x 13.6 in.)

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