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A Tale of Two Sailmakers

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Beeswax used in sailmaking, ca. 1990

Beeswax used in sailmaking, ca. 1990

Item 14518 info
Maine Historical Society


2
Bench hook used in sailmaking, ca. 1900

Bench hook used in sailmaking, ca. 1900

Item 14519 info
Maine Historical Society


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Hand-made canvas sail seam sample, 2003

Hand-made canvas sail seam sample, 2003

Item 14520 info
Maine Historical Society


4
Bone fid, ca.1890

Bone fid, ca.1890

Item 14522 info
Maine Historical Society


5
Wooden fid, ca. 1890

Wooden fid, ca. 1890

Item 14543 info
Maine Historical Society


6
Sailmaking heaver, ca. 1900

Sailmaking heaver, ca. 1900

Item 14544 info
Maine Historical Society


7
Sailmaker's roping palm, 1888

Sailmaker's roping palm, 1888

Item 14545 info
Maine Historical Society


8
Fragment of a hand-made canvas sail, ca. 1930

Fragment of a hand-made canvas sail, ca. 1930

Item 14546 info
Maine Historical Society


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Sailmaking needle, ca. 1990

Sailmaking needle, ca. 1990

Item 14547 info
Maine Historical Society


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Sailmaking needle, ca. 1990

Sailmaking needle, ca. 1990

Item 14548 info
Maine Historical Society


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Sailmaker's seaming palm, ca. 1901

Sailmaker's seaming palm, ca. 1901

Item 14549 info
Maine Historical Society


12
Sailmaking seam rubber, ca. 1974

Sailmaking seam rubber, ca. 1974

Item 14550 info
Maine Historical Society


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Twine used in sailmaking, ca. 1990

Twine used in sailmaking, ca. 1990

Item 14551 info
Maine Historical Society


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Sail plan drawn by Amos P. Lord, ca. 1930

Sail plan drawn by Amos P. Lord, ca. 1930

Item 13935 info
Maine Historical Society


This slideshow contains 14 items