The Barbara Johnson Whaling Collection: Part IV
Impmtant and rare American Painting: Ship Huntress Off the Cape of Good Hope by Frederic Stiles Jewett, signed and dated 1860, 35 x 59 inches.
Auction: Friday, December 16 at 2 pm and Saturday, December 17 at 10:15 am and 2 pm. Exhibition opens Saturday, December 10. This auction includes 19th and 20th century paintings, prints, rare whaling photographs, scrimshaw, folk art, whaling gear and whaleship equipment, manuscripts, logs, journals, Presidential papers, rare 17th and 18th century Dutch journals, manuscripts and tiles, Japanese and Chinese works of art, stamps, coins and a session of Eskimo whale-related material. Illustrated catalogu e available for $16. Order by sale no. 5130 and send your check to Sotheby's Subscriptions, Dept. A130AC, P.O. Box 4020, Woburn, MA 01801. A special reception and private viewing for the Benefit of the Mystic Seaport Museum will be held Wednesday, December 14 at Sotheby's. Inquiries: Karen Jones, (212) 472-3511. Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., 1334 York Avenue at 72nd Street, New York, N.Y.10021.
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