Jenny Lind Ship Figurehead

A History of Jenny Lind

by J. Revell Carr, Director Emeritus, Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, Connecticut (courtesy Sotheby’s.)

Very rarely, a 19th century figurehead emerges from obscurity and is recognized as the work of art it truly is. It is even more rare that such a figurehead is identified and reconnected to the history of the ship it once symbolized. In the Jenny Lind figurehead, we have such a rare find and the story [...] Click here to continue reading.

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