Collaborative Doctoral Award with Hull Museums (2015-18)
Martha Cattell, 'Bone and Oil: The Long Nineteenth-Century Visual and Material Cultures of Whaling'
Supervisors: Professor Jason Edwards (University of York)
Read about Martha's PhD experience, in her own words.
Main image: The Northern Whale Fishery:The "Swan" and "Isabella", by John Ward of Hull, c.1840, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington. Image: public domain, courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington