Sag Harbor Whaling Museum, Sag Harbor, NY Photos

Sag Harbor Whaling Museum, 200 Main St., Sag Harbor, L.I., NY is located in the elaborate Greek Revival home (1845) built for Benjamin Huntting II, a merchant whaler. The museum displays a large collection of scrimshaw created by whalers and the equipment used on whaling ships.

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Sag Harbor Whaling Museum built for Benjamin Huntting II. Sag Harbor, NY.Neoclassical columns of Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Crenellations, including roofline crenellations in the form of alternating whale flensing knives & blubber spades on Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Front entrance with whale jaw bones at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Sag Harbor Whaling Museum (1845) (200 Main St.) built for Benjamin Huntting II. Sag Harbor, NY. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: Minard Lafever.Neoclassical columns of Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Crenellations, including roofline crenellations in the form of alternating whale flensing knives & blubber spades on Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Front entrance with whale jaw bones at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Open whaleboat with rowing benches used by whaling men pursuing a whale at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Tryworks or kettles for boiling down blubber cut from whale at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Top of Long Point lighthouse on grounds of Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Oval staircase with coffered ceiling & skylight at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Open whaleboat with rowing benches used by whaling men pursuing a whale at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Tryworks or kettles for boiling down blubber cut from whale at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Top of Long Point lighthouse on grounds of Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Oval staircase with coffered ceiling & skylight at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Oval staircase with coffered ceiling & skylight at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Carved spiral newel post at base of staircase at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Carved marble fireplace surround at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Detail of carved marble on fireplace at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Oval staircase with coffered ceiling & skylight at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Carved spiral newel post at base of staircase at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Carved marble fireplace surround at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Detail of carved marble on fireplace at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Capital of neoclassical column in Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Neoclassical ornamentation above interior door at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Decorative ceiling plaster work at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Decorative ceiling plaster work at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Capital of neoclassical column in Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Neoclassical ornamentation above interior door at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Decorative ceiling plaster work at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Decorative ceiling plaster work at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Decorative plaster work with seahorse features at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Benjamin Huntting I over fireplace at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Benjamin Huntting I at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Benjamin Huntting I at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Decorative plaster work with seahorse features at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Benjamin Huntting I (c1790) over fireplace at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Benjamin Huntting I at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Benjamin Huntting I at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Display room at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Chest on chest made of cherry wood by Nathaniel Dominy of East Hampton & painting of early Sag Harbor at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Display room at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Carved & painted figurehead of Thomas Jefferson from prow of Whaleship Jefferson at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Display room at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Chest on chest (1796) made of cherry wood by Nathaniel Dominy of East Hampton & painting (1860) of early Sag Harbor at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Display room at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Carved & painted figurehead of Thomas Jefferson from prow of Whaleship Jefferson at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Display of artifacts of the whaling era at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Quadrants displayed at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Hunting & harvesting tools of whaling industry at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Compasses, ship medicine kit & other whaling ship artifacts at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Display of artifacts of the whaling era at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Quadrants displayed at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Hunting & harvesting tools of whaling industry at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Compasses, ship medicine kit & other whaling ship artifacts at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Lunar tables used for navigation on sailing ships at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Ship's biscuit or hardtack at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Map of whaling grounds in 1887, based on illustration by A. Howard Clark, for the American Whale-Fishery 1886-1887 surrounded by whale drawings copied from Capt. Roys' journals at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Captain's commode for his use aboard a whaling ship at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Lunar tables (1834) used for navigation on sailing ships at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Ship's biscuit or hardtack (1898) at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Map of whaling grounds in 1887, based on illustration by A. Howard Clark, for the American Whale-Fishery 1886-1887 surrounded by whale drawings copied from Capt. Roys' journals at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Captain's commode (c1850) for his use aboard a whaling ship at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
"Whaling in the North Pacific" painting by Kutusoff & Erie at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY."View of the Barque Oscar of Sag Harbour" aboard which crew mutinied in 1845 while at anchor off the coast of Brazil graphic by Samuel D. Allyn at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Whaling ships under sail & open whaleboats with crew graphic by Benjamin Russell at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Detail of Whaling ships under sail & open whaleboats with crew graphic by Benjamin Russell at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
"Whaling in the North Pacific" painting by Kutusoff & Erie at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY."View of the Barque Oscar of Sag Harbour" aboard which crew mutinied in 1845 while at anchor off the coast of Brazil graphic by Samuel D. Allyn at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Whaling ships under sail & open whaleboats with crew graphic (1870) by Benjamin Russell at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Detail of Whaling ships under sail & open whaleboats with crew graphic (1870) by Benjamin Russell at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Detail of Whaling ships under sail & open whaleboats with crew graphic by Benjamin Russell at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Scrimshaw artwork at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Scrimshaw artwork at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Scrimshaw pie crimpers & other whale bone carvings at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Detail of Whaling ships under sail & open whaleboats with crew graphic (1870) by Benjamin Russell at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Scrimshaw artwork at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Scrimshaw artwork at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Scrimshaw pie crimpers & other whale bone carvings at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Carved scrimshaw pie crimper at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Carved ivory pecking birds paddle toy at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Scrimshaw artwork on whales' teeth at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Scrimshaw artwork on whales' teeth at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Carved scrimshaw pie crimper at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Carved ivory pecking birds paddle toy at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Scrimshaw artwork on whales' teeth at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Scrimshaw artwork on whales' teeth at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Scrimshaw artwork, toys & kitchen tools at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Carved bird on whalebone & wood ditty box at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Carved whale bone canes & cane handles at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Eskimo mask made of driftwood and inlaid with teeth at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Scrimshaw artwork, toys & kitchen tools at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Carved bird on whalebone & wood ditty box at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Carved whale bone canes & cane handles at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Eskimo mask made of driftwood and inlaid with teeth at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Engraved whale tooth powder horn carved by Stratton Conkling at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Capt. Jonas Winters master of several Sag Harbor ships at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Captain Nathan Fordham at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Mrs. Elvira Curry by Hubbard Latham Fordham at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Engraved whale tooth powder horn (1796) carved by Stratton Conkling at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Capt. Jonas Winters (1813-94) master of several Sag Harbor ships at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Captain Nathan Fordham at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Mrs. Elvira (Woodruff) Curry (1845) by Hubbard Latham Fordham at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Portrait of William Wallace Tooker at Age 4, painted by Hubbard Latham Fordham, his grandfather, at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Mrs. Wickham Havens at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Mrs. Nathan Tinker at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Vintage alphabet sampler by unknown at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Portrait of William Wallace Tooker (1848-1917) at Age 4, painted by Hubbard Latham Fordham, his grandfather, at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Mrs. Wickham Havens at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Portrait of Mrs. Nathan Tinker at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Vintage alphabet sampler by unknown at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Vintage glass bottles at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Handblown & hand etched glass goblet by father of Joseph Wright at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Bennington toby jug at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Copper lusterware jug & drinking cups at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Vintage glass bottles at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Handblown & hand etched glass goblet by father of Joseph Wright at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Bennington toby jug at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Copper lusterware jug & drinking cups at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Compass bowl at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Appointment letter signed by George Washington as President of United States of America at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Document signed by Andrew Johnson as President of United States of America at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Wooden tollboard with Rates of Toll of Sag Harbor & Bull's Head Turnpike Company at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Compass bowl (Liverpool) at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Appointment letter signed by George Washington as President of United States of America at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Document signed by Andrew Johnson as President of United States of America at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Wooden tollboard with Rates of Toll of Sag Harbor & Bull's Head Turnpike Company at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Wooden tollboard with original Rate of Toll for the East Hampton Turnpike at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Barber pole which stood for many years in front of barber shop of "Professor" Battle at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Vintage etchings of Sag Harbor scenes at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Details of etchings included in Sag Harbor scenes at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Wooden tollboard with original Rate of Toll for the East Hampton Turnpike (1844-1905) at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Barber pole which stood for many years (after 1900) in front of barber shop of "Professor" Battle at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Vintage etchings of Sag Harbor scenes at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Details of etchings included in Sag Harbor scenes at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Kuhn "Giraffe" piano by Kuhn Piano Co. earliest upright or vertical piano in America at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Vintage game of Tiddledy-Winks at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Map of the history of Long Island at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.
Kuhn "Giraffe" piano (1860-80) by Kuhn Piano Co. (Baltimore, MD) earliest upright or vertical piano in America at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Vintage game of Tiddledy-Winks at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.Map of the history of Long Island at Sag Harbor Whaling Museum. Sag Harbor, NY.

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