A whale’s tale: Longest painting in North America restored

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A whale’s tale: Longest painting in North America restored

Textile conservator Kate Tarleton of Rochester, Mass., stands between two oversized spools holding a portion of the 1848, “Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World,” at the museum in New Bedford, Mass. The quarter-mile-long panorama toured the U.S. after it was completed in 1848.
Textile conservator Kate Tarleton of Rochester, Mass., works to restore a portion of the 1848, “Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World,” at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, in New Bedford, Mass. The artifact is believed to be the longest painting in the world at about a quarter mile long.

A whale’s tale: Longest painting in North America restored

Textile conservator Kate Tarleton of Rochester, Mass., stands between two oversized spools holding a portion of the 1848, “Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World,” at the museum in New Bedford, Mass. The quarter-mile-long panorama toured the U.S. after it was completed in 1848.
Textile conservator Kate Tarleton of Rochester, Mass., works to restore a portion of the 1848, “Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World,” at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, in New Bedford, Mass. The artifact is believed to be the longest painting in the world at about a quarter mile long.
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