B is for Buttersworth

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Although I am a little late with the announcement, we recently had a new art exhibition open, titled “B is for Buttersworth F is for Forgery“.

The idea is that you can wander around the gallery enjoying the art of James Edward Buttersworth, who was a fantastic maritime artist, while also trying to see if you can spot which is the forgery, for there is only one.   Read more

Way Back Wednesday

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July 1963 Concert being held in the courtyard

Many people are familiar with our concerts by the lake series in the summer but, long before those, we would occasionally hold concerts like this in our courtyard.  This is from July of 1963.

Cerinda Evans was The Mariners’ Museum’s first librarian and also wrote a biography on Collis Potter Huntington, our founder’s father.  This photograph of her from February 23, 1968 is of her 92nd birthday party the museum threw for her.  On the wall behind her you can see an oil painting of her.  And look at that typewriter!!   Read more