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New Addison Acquisition “The Wanderer” Brings History of Slave Trade to Renowned Ship Collection

The Addison Gallery of American Art curates a model ship collection that visually recounts the evolution of American ships from 1480 to 1923. During her tenure, however, former Director of the Addison Judith Dolkart realized that the collection was missing an important narrative involving the slave trade. After four years of careful search and negotiation with various collectors, “The Wanderer”, a model reflecting the history of American slavery, became the...

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