A charming home with sea motifs

Sherry Lefevre, a writing professor in Philadelphia, bought a 19th-century house in Nantucket once owned by Samuel Robbins, a first mate on a whaling ship who died at sea in the 1820s. She furnished it with vintage finds from eBay. She calls it an “instant heirloom house.” The home was once owned by Samuel Robbins, a first mate on a whaling ship who died at sea in the 1820s.

For a home tour, view the slide show: http://www.nytimes.com/slideshow/2011/06/29/garden/20110630-NANTUCKET.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=thab1

Source: New York Times 6-30-2011

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