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Title: Nantucket sleigh-ride by Thomas Petersen

Accession Number: 1939.1548
Category: PAINTINGS - OIL
Type: mural
Maker: Petersen, Thomas
Place:
Date: 1924
Materials:
Description: Mural of whaleship, "CONNECTICUT NEW LONDON" discernable across stern, pursuing a whale in a "Nantucket sleigh-ride"; ship CONNECTICUT launched 1822, Norwich, CT; condemned and sold, Honolulu, 1849; mural painted 1924 by Thomas Ferrier Petersen, born Norway ,1881; d. 1926, Norwich, Conn.

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