In March 2012, shipwrights at the Mystic Seaport Museum replace planks in the hull of the Charles W. Morgan. The restoration of the ship required more than 50,000 board feet of live oak and other woods for framing, planking and other structural elements.

For the First Time in 93 Years, a 19th-Century Whaling Ship Sets Sail

Built in 1841, the Charles W. Morgan is plying the waters off New England this summer


These Sketches Will Take You Into the Artistic Mind of Edward Hopper

At the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, a new exhibition and a novella delve into the inexplicable sense of mystery in Hopper’s paintings

Jessica Brown Findley as Lady Sybil, Laura Carmichael as Lady Edith, Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary

The Costumes of "Downton Abbey" Now on View at Delaware's Winterthur Museum

Step in front of the camera and enter the Grantham household in a new exhibit in Wilmington

Capture of the Pirate, Blackbeard, 1718, Jean Leon Gerome Ferris, painted in 1920

A Fury from Hell—or Was He?

As underwater archaeologists pull artifacts from what may be the wreck of Blackbeard's flagship, historians raise new questions about the legendary pirate

Eadweard Muybridge, Boys Playing Leapfrog

A Curator Hunts Down the American Photography Collection of Her Dreams

A curator hunts down the American photography collection of her dreams

Fabergé Winter-Egg

Fabergé's Labor of Love: A Case of Cherchez la Femme

After a spectacular collection was given to a Paris museum, the story emerged of how a princess kept the flame of love burning

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