Captain Valentine Barnard's depiction of a sperm whale, c1810. Courtesy of the Collection of the New York Historical Society
A community reading of Herman Melville's classic novel 'Moby Dick', with volunteers each reading a chapter. In association with the University of Liverpool.
The readings will be in the following locations:
9-10am: on board the 'Kathleen and May' ship, which is moored outside the front of the museum in the Canning Half Tide Dock
10am-4pm: in Learning Base 1, on the first floor of Merseyside Maritime Museum
4-6pm: on board the 'Kathleen and May'
Please note that timings are approximate, depending on when each chapter finishes. See the reading schedule, and find out how to get involved as a reader, on the Moby Dick on the Mersey website.
Image reference (PR-145 #76, detail)