The original 'big screen' is reborn

The New Bedford Whaling Museum exhibits America’s longest painting in its entirety for the first time in more than a half-century.

By Christy Nadalin
Posted 7/29/18

Resisting the urge to express the size of the 1,275-foot "Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage ‘Round the World", painted in 1848 by Benjamin Russell and Caleb Purrington, in "Rhode Islands,"* …

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