The islands of Nantucket and Lahaina have been intertwined since the early 1800s, when Nantucket whalemen first sailed to what would become a bustling port. In 1824, 100 whaleships visited the islands: by 1846, 736 stopped there, most of them from Nantucket or New Bedford.
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For nearly two centuries, Nantucket Lightship Baskets have been a distinctive island craft. Lightship Baskets have a very particular style: they are woven with cane around molds and have solid wood bases and rattan staves. From the earliest simple but beautifully woven baskets made during the 1800s by crews on […]
To help with your holiday shopping (don’t we all have a few on our list who are difficult to shop for?), our staff has some suggestions from our advertisers. Here’s what we would choose from each business, though they all have much more in their stores and on their websites. […]
There is such a thing as love at first sight. And it happened last week at the G.S. Hill Gallery at 40 Straight Wharf. A few hours after I sat down with Nantucket artist Gregory S. Hill to chat about his newest work—the largest canvas he has ever painted—it sold […]