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Captain Howard Blackburn, the Lone Voyager enlarge

Captain Howard Blackburn, the Lone Voyager

The history of Cape Ann is filled with famous stories of courageous fishermen and mariners-mariners whom the Cape Ann Museum honors in its Fisheries and Maritime Collection. No story is more dramatic than Howard Blackburn's struggle to survive a storm at sea in January 1883.


Artist: Margaret Fitzhugh Browne
Date of work: 1928
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession number: 2012.49
Credit line: Gift of the Master Mariners Association, Gloucester, 2012


    A selection of works by Margaret Fitzhugh Browne: