Art Credits

  • Noon. By C. Brooking and John Boydell, London, 1753. Courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, acc. no. 1962-122,2. Part of the Conference’s Logo as seen above.
  • Ship’s Figurehead: Minnehaha. Made by William B. Gleason, 1856. Believed to have been made for a clipper ship named Minnehaha, built by Donald McKay for Kendall & Plympton and launched at Boston on March 22, 1856. Minnehaha was the heroine of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s epic poem “Hiawatha.” Courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, acc. no. 1932.704.1. Gift of Abby Aldrich Rockefeller. Part of the Conference’s Logo as seen above..
  • “Sheer” (reversed), from Thomas Riley Blanckley, A Naval Expositor . . . (London, 1750), p. 79. Courtesy, Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Part of the Conference’s Logo as seen above.
  • Detail, title page, Thomas Riley Blanckley, A Naval Expositor, Showing and Explaining The Words and Terms of Art belonging to the Parts, Qualities, and Proportions of Building, Rigging, Furnishing, & Fitting a Ship for Sea . . . (London, 1750). Courtesy, Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Part of the Conference’s Logo as seen above..
  • Evening. By C. Brooking and John Boydell, London 1753. Courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, acc. no. 1962-122,3. Seen on Introduction.
  • Fort St. George on the Coromandel Coast, Belonging to the East India Company of England. Hand-colored line engraving by I. Van Ryne, London, 1755–65. Courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, acc. no. 1947-55. Full image seen on Schedule and details on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.