The Conference will involve three half days of papers followed at lunchtime tuesday BY a major presentation in conjunction with the maritime museum of tasmania.
On tuesday afternoon viewing of a number of important whaling related collections in hobart haVE been scheduled. an exhibition of fine scrimshaw will accompany the conference.
details of the programme can be found below.
Background image: [Three-masted ship in full sail, name unknown - scrimshaw on a jawbone plaque] - Digitised item from: W.L. Crowther Library, Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office