The Bark ‘Helen Mar’


One of 12 aquarelles portraying the dangerous occupation of Yankee whaling ships and sailors in their incursion into the most northern reaches of the Pacific, from the sailing period into the age of steam. The Bark 'Helen Mar' clearing Prince of Wales Shoal on October 29, 1879. Produced for portfolio inclusion with the volume “American Whalers in the Western Arctic – the final epoch of the great American sailing whaling fleet”.

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