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Collecting Nantucket: Artifacts from an Island Community


Written by Michael R. Harrison, Robyn & John Davis Chief Curator, Collecting Nantucket: Artifacts from an Island Community is a copiously illustrated work that explores a hundred fascinating artifacts and docu­ments from the NHA collection—including fine and decora­tive arts, furniture, costumes and textiles, whalecraft, technology, scrimshaw, manuscripts, and photographs. Ranging from famous treasures to obscure gems, but al­ways telling interesting stories of Nantucket, the content will be drawn exclusively from the NHA’s permanent collection. This 216-page, 11- by 10-inch hardcover book will be an essential addition to your library.