When Women Wore Whales Exhibit
Through a display of 19th-century photographs, fashion magazine plates, whaling tools, corsets, parasols, and exquisite dresses from our collection showing the changes in fashion from 1820 to 1920, this exhibit explores the fascinating and vital role the U.S. whaling industry played in the world of 19th-century fashion. Curated by Richard Doctorow. In our Weathervane Gallery. Gallery Hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm.
Suffolk County Historical Society Museum
300 West Main St., Riverhead, NY 11901
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