Marine Art & Antiques: Jack Tar ; a Sailor's Life 1750-1910

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Antique Collectors' Club, 1999 - Antiques & Collectibles - 288 pages
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Welles Henderson focuses on the ordinary individuals who manned and worked the ships, while at the same time recognising the heroes of maritime history. He follows the story of seamen through manuscripts, journals, diaries, log books, rare books, painting

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Jack Tar: A Sailor's Life : 1750-1910 (Marine Art & Antiques)

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Henderson, founder of Philadelphia's Maritime Museum, is a renowned collector of items relating to the sea and the life of sailors. This beautifully illustrated book paints a realistic picture of the ... Read full review

Contents

Acknowledgements
7
Boys Men and Women at Sea
39
Day to Day Life Aboard Ship
65
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About the author (1999)

Dr. Rodney P. Carlisle is a professor emeritus of Rutgers University. He received his AB degree from Harvard College and his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley. He most recently served as general editor of the award-winning Encyclopedia of Politics: The Left and Right (2005) and authored The Iraq War (2004).

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