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Is in the artificial — or, in today's terms, ethnographic —specimens from the far comers of a world already circumnavigated countless times. The blank journals that Nathaniel Bowditch issued to society members would result in detailed navigational, meteorological, methods and customs of trade. These and over one hundred records of voyages that cultural observations as well as data collectors, however, were not artists on local or scientists, for the marine society required only that they be captains or supercargoes of vessels that sailed beyond the Cape of Good Hope or Cape Horn.

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