Whaling museum curator’s book nominated for national award

A BOOK ABOUT the artwork created by whalemen while at sea, written by Michael P. Dyer, curator of maritime history at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, is one of three books to be nominated for the 2018 Alice Award. / COURTESY NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM
NEW BEDFORD – “O’er the Wide and Tractless Sea: Original Art of the Yankee Whale Hunt,” written by Michael P. Dyer, curator of maritime history at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, has been shortlisted for the 2018 Alice Award. One of three books to be nominated, Dyer’s book focuses on the unique artwork created by…
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