View of Salem Harbor, 1629; 18th C. print

View of Salem Harbor, 1629; 18th C. print

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View of Salem Harbor, 1629; 18th C. print; engraved by Leizett (?). Depicts sailing ships in harbor and harbor activities. Prominence of sails reminds viewer of importance of the textile arts of sails and cordage in commerce and transportation by ship before steam power.
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