Fishermen's Sailing Models

Description

During the winter months in small fishing villages of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, many a fishhouse and kitchen saw its occupants engaged in miniature shipbuilding. In the spring, these ships would be sailed by their builders, to the delight of the town. Dohn A. Cluff takes a look at these small wonders.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 363

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1956.046.163.004

Abstract

During the winter months in small fishing villages of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, many a fishhouse and kitchen saw its occupants engaged in miniature shipbuilding. In the spring, these ships would be sailed by their builders, to the delight of the town. Dohn A. Cluff takes a look at these small wonders.

Date Notes

Volume 46, Number 163 (Winter, 1956)

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Record Details

Originator

Dohn A. Cluff (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1956). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England