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Boat Cloak

Maritime Museum of BC This is a beautiful textile object from our Collection, a boat cloak belonging to Rear Admiral Edward William Finch-Noyes. It is made of wool, fully lined, with this gorgeous fastening at the throat, and would have been worn as part of an...

Tattoo Flash Art

Maritime Museum of BC, 011.005.0001 Made by Nova Scotian tattoo artist “Sailor” Jerry Swallow–not to be confused with Sailor Jerry the American tattoo artist from Hawaii, whose tattoos are what we commonly associate with sailing. Tattoos have been around for...