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" Places To Go, Things To See "  …  Photographer:  Reinhard_Schuldt on Flickr (c)

See the large size here:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/reinhard_schuldt/5324512733/sizes/l 

" Foot-Powered Foghorn "  … 19th Century Marine Antique

(Source: invaluable.com)

" British Ship Off A Coast "  …  Ship portrait by Artist:  Lai Fong, Calcutta [1898]

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scanwagon:

Cutting through waves of a sea that had historically walled Japan in and the world out, Yoshida Shoin, a young Samurai teacher, rides in 1854 to a meeting with Commodore Matthew C. Perry, the commander of Yankee warships that have shattered the nation’s seclusion.  ”Take me to America,” Yoshida asks, convinced that Japan needs to study Western technology to survive.

Painting by Kinuko Y. Craft, from National Geographic magazine, June 1984.

(Source: retrospectia)

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" Vila Velebita — 1910 "  …  Croatian school training ship, brig-schooner [Circa 1908 - 1943]

(Source: Flickr / morton1905)

" Terrestrial Globe "  …  Twelve inch terrestial globe on circular rest showing magnetic meridians for 1880, prepared from observations taken 1865-1885 by Captain E.W. Creak, made by Malby and Sons, London, 1886

(Source: collectionsonline.nmsi.ac.uk)

" Sextant "  …  Ebony and Brass, Maker:  L. Casella, London [Circa 1862 - 1868]

" Sextant "  …  Ebony and Brass, Maker:  L. Casella, London [Circa 1862 - 1868]

(Source: collectionsonline.nmsi.ac.uk)

" Gimballed Azimuth Compass "  …   Dry azimuth compass, 7”, on gimbals fitted with moveable sighting line for taking azimuths, and a prismatic optical system. Made by Spencer, Browning & Co., London, 1840-1860. 

(Source: collectionsonline.nmsi.ac.uk)

freddie-photography:

'Ships of the Past No.2'

By Freddie Ardley Photography

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(Reblogged from navalarchitecture)

" SS Master "  …  1922 Wooden Steam Tugboat based in Vancouver, BC

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" Lloyd Express "  …  Travel Poster [1929] — Artist:  Lois Gaigg

(Source: poulwebb.blogspot.com)

" Swedish America Line "  …  Travel Poster [1935] —  Artist: Ake Rittmark

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