Tag Archives: Ships

The Maritime World Through Miniatures and Beyond

The Maritime World Through Miniatures and Beyond

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy Peabody Essex Museum Russell W. Knight Curator of Maritime Art and History, Daniel Finamore, appears on the museums’ webpage to discuss the appeal of the sea. He argues, “the concept of voyaging is, I think, pretty universally understood and desirable today. It is dangerous, but it is also alluring, […]

The Hudson Highway

The Hudson Highway

Exploring Antique Technologies by Kary Pardy The river that flows two ways, the river of tides, the Great River of the Mountains – The Hudson has inspired countless artists and dreamers but is more than just a muse. From the early 17th century to the present day, the Hudson River served as a passageway into […]

Gavels 'n' Paddles – Fernando Amorsolo oil, $100,725, James D. Julia

Gavels 'n' Paddles - Fernando Amorsolo oil, $100,725, James D. Julia

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles – Fernando Amorsolo oil, $100,725, James D. Julia Recent Auction Results From Near & Far By Ken Hall An original oil painting of laborers working the rice fields in the shadow of a distant volcano by Philippine artist Fernando Amorsolo sold for $100,725 at an Antiques & Fine Art Auction held Aug. […]

Ken's Korner: Ancient Roman Ships Found in Deep Water

Ancient Roman ships found in deep water Two ancient Roman vessels dating to the third century have been found almost a mile deep off the coast of a small Greek island, an intriguing find because it challenges an accepted theory that ships from that time tended to hug coastal routes rather than risk the open sea. […]