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Use for creative works that depict the ocean or other large body of water where the water itself dominates the scene. When lesser bodies of water are depicted, use "landscapes (representations)." When ships, shipbuilding, or harbors are depicted, use "marines (visual works)."

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<visual works by subject type>

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12yrs ago

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Terminology definition for: seascapes" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-07-21 17:36:04

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