OPEN DAILY 9:30 to 5

Broadside: The Power of Print in the Maritime World

The printed image moved ideas and beliefs faster than a clipper. From sailing cards to shellback certificates, mass-produced images shaped the maritime world. This visually rich exhibit explores the role of these prints in commerce, conflict, and leisure. Particular attention is given to how they advertised maritime goods and services, promoted ideas or (mis)information, and transported viewers to distant ports. The exhibit will also consider the role of influential artists and printers, such as Carroll Thayer Berry and Currier and Ives, in crafting the visual identity of maritime Maine.

Generously sponsored by:

Paul and Kathy Anderson

  • May 29, 2021 - November 28, 2021
Maine Maritime Museum