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The Noble Maritime Collection is a museum located in the historic Snug Harbor in New York that is dedicated to the maritime art and artifacts of John A. Noble, the artist who was known for his paintings and drawings of life on New York Harbor, as well as his collection of ship models and other curiosities.

Snug Harbor is a former mariner's dormitory overlooking the Kill Van Kull, one of the world's busiest waterways. The museum aims to interpret and preserve the writings, art, and historical maritime artifacts of the highly-respected marine artist. It also continues to honor Noble's legacy of celebrating the traditions of the working waterfront of New York Harbor and to preserve and interpret the rich history of Sailors' Snug Harbor in its exhibitions, programs and collections as it operates a maritime educational center inspired by Noble and the great people of Sailors' Snug Harbor.

Born in Paris in 1913, John A. Noble was the son of the distinguished American painter, John ("Wichita Bill") Noble. He spent most of his time as a kid in the studios of his father and his father's contemporaries, great writers and artists of the early part of the century. He moved with his family to the United States in 1919, a year which had great importance to him.

The museum specializes in the lithographs of John A. Noble as well as other interesting publications and artworks. Adults and children will find cool items related to the museum such as ship replicas, toys, and books.

The Noble Maritime Collection features art exhibitions, distinctive and valuable maritime collections, printmaking studios, Noble's houseboat studio that is made from "the small bones of larger vessels", and offers education programs for students of any age, Oral History about Sailors Snug Harbor and teacher training programs.
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