Quarterboards: A Unique Art Form

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By Sharon Hubbard, with photography by Dan DriscollQuarterboards explores the tradition on Nantucket of naming homes and adorning them with the type of stunning signs found on ships. ‘Sconset’s 1680 house Shanunga, for example, takes its name from the quarter board salvaged from the wreck of a schooner in 1852. Striking photography throughout captures the unique charm of Nantucket’s historic homes, bringing the deftly woven narrative filled with colorful characters and fascinating anecdotes to life. 2008, $39.95 hardcover

Price: $39.95