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Documentary shipping bowl: Gallery Label - Current

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Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Date

2006-05-26

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
This bowl offers a view of 18th century nautical life with ten sailors engaged in various activities, including catching crabs, carousing, and drinking. The bowl's text refers to a dispute over sailors' wages under Ship Steward William Brown aboard the Middlesex, a trading ship belonging to England's East India Company.
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Type: Commentary, Gallery Label - Current
Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: Copyright Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: November 21, 2009