Real Pirates Press Kit
For Immediate Release
Contact: Field Museum PR Department
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REAL PIRATES: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE WHYDAH FROM SLAVE SHIP TO PIRATE SHIP
(Exhibition opens on Wednesday, February 25, 2009)
- Exhibition At A Glance (Fact Sheet)
- Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship (Main Press Release)
- Real Pirates Walk-Through
- Barry Clifford: Underwater Explorer
- Real Pirates Advisory Panel
- Real Pirates Group Sales
- Real Pirates Fact vs. Fiction
- Pirates Creed of Ethics
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Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship photo captions
(From left to right): Hendrick Quintor, John King, Captain Sam Bellamy, and John Julian — four pirates featured in this exhibition.
Artist Renderings by Gregory Manchess © Arts and Exhibitions International
Artist Renderings by Gregory Manchess
© Arts and Exhibitions International
|Sun King Pistol
When found in the Whydah shipwreck, the handle of the Sun King pistol was wrapped in a silk ribbon. The ribbon improved the gunman’s grip and was used to hang the pistol around their neck.
Photo by Kenneth Garrett ©2008 National Geographic
A life-size replica the Whydah stern is on display in the Real Pirates exhibition.
Photo by Matthew Prefontaine © Arts and Exhibitions International
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