Arts: Ships

Manhattan is waxing nautical. Not that its population shows any immediate tendency to go down to the sea in ships, but the metropolitan eye seems quite definitely cast toward the ocean and the more or less frail craft that sail it. After all, the city on the Hudson is a sea port and it is quite comprehensible that its children should feel a trifle salty at times.

The most conspicuous manifestation of the marine impulse is the growing quantity of little bottled boats in shop windows. There are schooners and brigs, warships and...

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