xii, 178 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 24 x 28 cm.
Catalog of an exhibition held at New Bedford Whaling Museum May 22-Oct. 26, 2003.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-173) and index.
William Bradford / Richard C. Kugler -- William Bradford: mastering form and developing a style, 1852-1862 / Erik A.R. Ronnberg Jr. -- The not so truthful lens: Williams Bradford's The Arctic regions / Adam Greenhalgh -- Catalogue of the exhibition -- Appendix A: A note on Bradford's painting materials / R.M. Riefstahl -- Appendix B: Bradford's known ship portraits.