Ron, I think your point is excellent. It is problematic that some of the items are quite generic ‘surplus’ type maritime objects. In every email I’ve sent I have included a list of objects including their catalog entry, dimensions, etc., but sometimes our own information is quite limited, and as you said, it uses a lot of time and energy to…[Read more]
I am currently working with a small Maritime Historical Society undergoing a deaccessioning project to remove items that do not fit the mission of the museum. Obviously we would like to transfer as many of these as possible to institutions that can use them and will be able to care for them!
Does anyone have suggestions for…[Read more]