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Treasures of the Whaling Museum: Touchstone to the region's past
(2015). Treasures of the Whaling Museum: Touchstone to the region's past. Old Dartmouth Historical Society/New Bedford Whaling Museum: New Bedford. ISBN 978-0-9845534-6-4. 216 pp.

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Abstract
    Serves to illuminate the history and scope of the world's largest museum dedicated to the global interaction of humans with whales, the New Bedford Whaling Museum. It also presents the history of the whaling industry in the New Bedford area. This volume documents the Museum's many superlatives, including the world's largest library of whaling logbooks, prints, and journals and the largest collection of scrimshaw. The Museum collection exceeds more than 750,000 items and is home to the world's largest ship model, Lagoda, a half-scale whale ship built in 1916.

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