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"Journey through Time: The Enduring Symbolism of the Boat" Step aboard as we embark on a captivating voyage through history, exploring the profound significance of boats

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Boat Collection: South Shields LNER poster, 1923-1947
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Boat Collection: Sir Winston Churchill and wife Clementine seen here returning by boat after an inspection
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Boat Collection: Captain Cook killed by Hawaiian natives, 1779
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Boat Collection: RMS Olympic BL24990_021
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Boat Collection: Yacht DP033929
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Boat Collection: HMS Broadsword EAW582726
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Boat Collection: The pantry, RMS Olympic BL24990_038
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Boat Collection: Raby Mere, a Wirral beauty spot, , Merseyside. 3rd August 1937
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Boat Collection: 3-berth cabin, RMS Olympic BL24990_030
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Boat Collection: Cutty Sark a065184
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Boat Collection: Lindisfarne Castle - view from harbour, Holy Island, Northumberland National Park, England
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Boat Collection: The Great Wave off Kanagawa
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Boat Collection: Turkish bath, RMS Olympic BL24990_042
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Boat Collection: Phoenician ship in the Mediterranean
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Boat Collection: 1st class saloon, RMS Olympic BL24990_037
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Boat Collection: MONET: THAMES, 1871. Claude Monet: The Thames below Westminster. Oil on canvas, 1871
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Boat Collection: London Docks 1958 EAW071687
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Boat Collection: King George V Dock a002109
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Boat Collection: Caen Hill Locks with narrow boats - Wiltshire - UK
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Boat Collection: Pilgrims ship Mayflower at sea, 1620
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Boat Collection: Marco Polo leaving Venice, 1300s
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Boat Collection: DE JONGH - Old London Bridge K080027
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Boat Collection: Sutton Hoo ship burial J910330
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Boat Collection: Jesus calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee
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Boat Collection: Dunbar Wharf, Limehouse, London a002456
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Boat Collection: Engraving of Marble Hill House J900203
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Boat Collection: Guernsey & Jersey via Weymouth poster, about 1891
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Boat Collection: Mayflower passengers landing at Plymouth, 1620
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Boat Collection: Barrow-in-Furness shipyard 1920 EPW004064
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Boat Collection: Tower Bridge under construction a83_01325
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Boat Collection: Gloucester Docks c. 1880 CC53_00092
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Boat Collection: Turner - The Iveagh Seapiece J910563
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Boat Collection: Cutty Sark and HMS Worcester EPW061029
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Boat Collection: HMS Hood, the last battlecruiser built for the Royal Navy
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Boat Collection: Three Castles. Deal, Walmer and Sandown J920039
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Boat Collection: HMS Warspite EAW005978
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Boat Collection: HMS Beagle Ship laid up Darwins Voyage
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Boat Collection: Bay of Naples, Italy, 1800s
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Boat Collection: Sailing on the lake
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Boat Collection: Liverpool Pierhead 1964 EAW133857
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Boat Collection: Seascape with Dover Castle K940794
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Boat Collection: RMS Olympic BL24990_002
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Boat Collection: chilled surfing
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Boat Collection: ROWING TEAM, c1913. The Cambridge rowing team on a river. Photograph, c1913
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Boat Collection: HMS Belfast and Tower Bridge a98_05144
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Boat Collection: Lindisfarne Castle N080248
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Boat Collection: Marlow Bridge
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Boat Collection: RMS Olympic EPW041070



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"Journey through Time: The Enduring Symbolism of the Boat" Step aboard as we embark on a captivating voyage through history, exploring the profound significance of boats. From South Shields LNER poster (1923-1947) to London Docks in 1958, these vessels have left an indelible mark on our collective consciousness. Like Hokusai's iconic "The Great Wave off Kanagawa, " boats ride atop mighty waves, symbolizing resilience and courage in the face of adversity. They embody humanity's eternal struggle against nature's forces, reminding us that even amidst chaos, hope prevails. London Docks (1958 EAW071687) capture bustling maritime activity; ships laden with dreams and aspirations docked at their final destination. These docks were witness to countless stories - tales of trade, exploration, and human connection woven into their very fabric. In contrast, an engraving of Marble Hill House J900203 transports us to serene waters where leisurely boat rides offer solace from the demands of everyday life. Here lies a reminder that they are not solely vehicles for commerce but also gateways to tranquility and escape. Dunbar Wharf in Limehouse (a002456) reveals a gritty reality; its weathered boats tell tales of laborious work along London's waterways. A testament to human ingenuity and perseverance against industrial backdrops - they speak volumes about our ability to adapt and thrive amidst change. DE JONGH’s depiction of Old London Bridge K080027 showcases a time when bridges were integral parts journeys – connecting communities physically while fostering unity metaphorically. Boats became symbols bridging divides between people separated by vast expanses. Pilgrims' ship Mayflower at sea (1620), Sutton Hoo ship burial J910330 or Jesus calming the storm on the Sea of Galilee depict moments where boats transcend mere transportation devices – becoming vessels of hope, faith, and salvation.