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Art of the Boat 2023 Mystic Seaport Wall Calendar

$15.95

Dramatic sail, exciting power, this wonderful collection of classic boating images will keep you on deck all through the year. There are competitive sail boats like the New York 30s from Nathaniel Herreshoff, the elegant Gilded Age steam yacht Corsair built for financier J.P. Morgan, and even the remarkable Ruth Herring racing — really flying — along the Chicago River during the National Outboard Race in 1933. Get on the water with the Art of the Boat.

This 2023 monthly wall calendar features: Large blocks for notes | Superb printing quality | Heavy 100-pound paper | Deluxe 11- by 14-inch size

These images come from the cameras of Morris and Stanley Rosenfeld. In 1898 using a borrowed camera Morris Rosenfeld won a photo contest with the picture of a three-masted ship on the East River of New York. The $5 prize allowed him to purchase his own camera and begin a career in photography. Together Morris and son Stanley devoted nearly a century to making photographs of boats. Their work — more than one million images — was
acquired in 1984 by Mystic Seaport Museum and is the largest collection of maritime photographs in the United States.

Published by Tide-mark Press © 2022