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Howard Blackburn

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: Peter Vincent
Date of work: Undated
Medium: Egg tempera on board
Accession number: 2887
Credit line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Harold White, 1993