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Title: JAMES ARNOLD

Accession Number: 1973.899.113
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Type: photograph
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Description: Photograph of painting of ship JAMES ARNOLD. Writing below painting partly obscured: "The James Arnold was launched in the fall of [...] for her owners. / 'JAMES ARNOLD' / Old Whaleship / The dimensions were as follows: / Gross tonnage, 345,84. Breadth 27.6 feet." Painting depicts vessel with painted gunports, starboard broadside view, all sails except courses set, flying four flags. Signed lower right "F. BEAUDO[?]". Note: unusual position of flags: US flag on foremast, name pennant on mainmast, unidentified pennant on mizzenmast, house flag on gaff.

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