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  8. malebeautyinart:

    J.Sidney Willis Hodges: Lord Hood of Avalon as a Midshipman (Watercolour ca. 1860)

    (via sailorgil)

     
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  10. oldbookillustrations:

    Gustave Doré, headpiece vignette to chapter V, from La mythologie du Rhin (The Mythology of the Rhine), by X-B. De Saintine, Paris, 1862.

    (Source: archive.org)

     
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  12. tonight’s nautical feature…..

    "Blackgang’s ain’t supposed to stand topside watch…"

     
  13. Twitter road trips USA: Baltimore to Bar Harbor, day one - live


    Our final reader-led road trip sets off today from Baltimore. Over the next five days, Vicky Baker and photographer Greta Rybus will be bringing you live updates of their progress as they head up the east coast, bound for Bar Harbor in Maine.

    You can tell them where to go and what to see en route by tweeting @vickybaker, @guardiantravel, #TwiTrips, or by leaving a tip on GuardianWitness or in the comments below

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