The Oceanliner: Speed, Style, Symbol

This exhibition provides a nostalgic view of luxury ships through plans, cutaways, furnishings, paper memorabilia, and souvenirs.
travel, tourism, transportation, ships, exhibitions

Embroidered Ship Portraits

More than 50 examples of 19th-century hand-embroidered portraits of ships are on view. These intricate pieces were most often made by sailors during slow periods on long voyages using readily-available materials, such as sail cloth or trouser fabric.
Great Britain, ships, embroidery, needlework, 19th century, exhibitions