• A section of the bowsprint and figurehead on the bow of BALCLUTHA.

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

Arts and Artists in SF Maritime Collections

Highlights from the Park's collections related to the arts, artists, crafts, artisans, and traditional skills:
 

Artists, artisans, craft workers:

Cleveland, Ron:

Hiler, Hilaire:

Johnson, Sargent:

Ramm, John Milton:

 

Arts, crafts, skills:

Models and modelmaking:

Music

Painting and paintings:

Scrimshaw:

Silverwork:

Textiles and fashion:

 

Did You Know?

The Balclutha, a sailing ship, built in 1886, now resides at Hyde Street Pier.

The resources of San Francisco Maritime NHP include five National Historic Landmark vessels. 1886 square-rigger Balclutha, 1890 steam ferryboat Eureka, 1891 scow schooner Alma, 1895 schooner C.A. Thayer, and 1907 steam tug Hercules. More...