Dr Janet West

Maritime and scientific publications.


Maritime publications:

J. West (1976). A living craft tradition.
B.P. Shield International, June 1976, 7-10.

Janet West (1978). Scrimshaw, art of the whaleman.
Annual Report, Whitby Literary & Philosophical Society 1978, 19-26.

Janet West (1980). Detecting fake scrimshaw.
Antique Dealer & Collector's Guide, April 1980, 100.

Janet West (1980). Scrimshaw: recent forgeries in plastic.
The Mariner's Mirror (Journal of the Society for Nautical Research), 66, 328-330.

Janet West (1980). Folk art with a salty flavour.
Antique Dealer and Collector's guide, September 1980, 68-72.

Janet West (1982). Scrimshaw: facts and forgeries.
Antique Collecting (Journal of the Antique Collectors Club of Great Britain), 16, no 10, 17-21.

Janet West (1982). A seaside cottage Christmas present.
Antique Collecting, 17 no 6, 30.

Janet West (1983). Seaside souvenirs.
Antique Collecting, 18 no 2, 31-37.

Janet West (1984). Scrimshaw: old, new or plastic?
Australian Antique Collector, 27, 48-51.

Janet West (1984). Tall ships and small ships, a survey of ship models.
Part I. Introduction. Antique Collecting, 19, No. 4, 32-37.
Part II. Representational models. Antique Collecting, 19, No. 5, 14-19.
Part III. Scale models. Antique Collecting, 19, No. 6, 17-22.

Janet West (1985). Journeyings in search of art amongst the seafarers.
Newnham College Roll letter, 1985, 30-34.

Janet West (1985). Elephant seal scrimshaw and sealing on the "Islands of Desolation".
Polar Record, 22, No. 141, 701-706.

Janet West (1986). Appreciating ships in bottles.
Antique Collecting, 20, No. 9, 32-35.

Janet West (1986). Scrimshaw in Australia with special reference to the nineteenth century.
Part I. Discussion.
The Great Circle (Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History), 8, No. 2, 82-95.

Janet West (1987). Scrimshaw in Australia showing the Ship Inn, Porlock.
Notes & Queries for Somerset and Dorset, 32, Pt. 325, 584-589.

Janet West (1987). Scrimshaw in Australia with special reference to the nineteenth century.
Part Two. Classification, description and analysis of the Artefacts.
The Great Circle, 9, No. 1, 26-39.

Janet West (1987). Australian scrimshaw.
Australiana, 9, No. 3, 71-83.

Janet West (1988). Nautical woolwork pictures.
Antique Collecting, 22, No. 8, 31-35.

Janet West (1989). Review of B. Bender 1989, Sea Brothers, the tradition of American sea fiction from Moby Dick to the present. Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania.
The Mariner's Mirror, 75, No. 4, 388.

Janet West and R. H. Barnes (1990). The scrimshaw of William Lewis Roderick: A whale bone plaque dated 1858 showing the barque Adventure of London whaling off Flores and Pulo Komba in the Indian Ocean.
The Mariner's Mirror, 76, No. 2, 135-148.

Janet West (1991). Scrimshaw and the identification of sea mammal products.
Journal of Museum Ethnography, No. 2, 39-79.

Janet West (1991). Review of S. Conklin-Halaj & J. Conklin 1988-9 & 1990, Conklin's guide: Maritime auction annual. California, Leeward Shore Press.
The Mariner's Mirror, 77, No. 2, 209.

Janet West and Arthur G. Credland (1995). Scrimshaw: the art of the whaler.
Hull, Hutton Press & Hull City Museums and Art Galleries.

Martin H. Evans and Janet West (1995). A guide to the naval and maritime museums of Great Britain, for the Internet.
Archived for the Internet by Dr Glen Segell, Department of War Studies, Kings College, London.

Janet West. (1995). Review of G. Read & M. Stammers (1995). A guide to the records of Merseyside Maritime Museum. Trustees of the National Museums & Galleries of Merseyside/International Maritime Economic History Assocn.
Trans. Historic Society of Lancashire & Cheshire. 125, 219-220.

Janet West (1996). Scrimshaw.
In: J. S. Turner (Ed.) The Dictionary of Art, London: Grove/Macmillan. vol 28, 302-303.

Martin H. Evans and Janet West (1997). Maritime Museums: A guide to the collections and museum ships in Britain & Ireland.
London: Chatham.

Note: This guide is now accessible on the Internet at: http://www.cus.cam.ac.uk/~mhe1000/marmus.htm and is revised regularly.

Janet West (1998). Review of Dorothy Jean Ray (1996). A Legacy of Arctic art. Seattle & London: University of Washington.
Polar Record, 34, no 188, 69-70.

Janet West (1999). Sailor wool pictures.
The Mariner's Mirror, 85, no 1, 90-91.

Janet West (1999). New Research on the scrimshaw of Frederick Myrick.
America in Britain. XXXVII, 16-35.

Janet West (2000). Review of James Jenkins (1817) The Naval achievements of Great Britain from the year 1793 to 1817. Facsimile limited edition (1998) London, Sim Comfort Associates.
The Mariner's Mirror, 86, no 4, 488-489.

Don Ridley, S. M. Frank, Paul Madden, Paul Vardeman & Janet West (2000). Frederick Myrick of Nantucket: scrimshaw catalogue raisonee.
Sharon, Mass, USA: Kendall Whaling Museum Monograph no. 13.

Don Ridley & Janet West (2000). Frederick Myrick of Nantucket: physical characteristics of the scrimshaw.
Sharon, Mass, USA: Kendall Whaling Museum Monograph no. 14.

Janet West (2000). The scrimshaw of Frederick Myrick: the rig and rigging of the whaling vessels Susan, Ann, Frances & Barclay ca. 1829.
The American Neptune, 60, no 4, 391-413.

Janet West (2001). Scrimshaw in Cambridge.
Wolfson College Magazine, 1999-2001, no. 26, 110-121.

Janet West (2005). Scrimshaw.
In: Nuttal, Mark (Ed.) Encyclopedia of the Arctic, Vol 3, 1851-1853, New York & London: Routledge.


Scientific publications:

Janet West & Robert Hill (1967). Carbon dioxide and the reduction of indophenol and ferricyanide by chloroplasts.
Plant Physiology, 6, 819-826.

Walter Bertsch, Janet West & Robert Hill (1969). Delayed light studies on photosynthetic energy conversion II. Effect of electron acceptors and phosphorylation cofactors on the millisecond emission from chloroplasts.
Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, 172, 525-538.

Janet West & Lester Packer (1970). The effect of glutaraldehyde on light-induced H+ changes, electron transport and phosphorylation in pea chloroplasts.
Journal of Bioenergetics, 1, 405-412.

Janet West & J. L. Mangan (1970). The effect of glutaraldehyde on the protein losses, digestibility and the Hill reaction of kale chloroplasts.
Nature, 228, 466-468.

Walter Bertsch, Janet West & Robert Hill (1971). Delayed light studies III. Effect of DCMU (3(3,4 dichlorophenyl) 1,1-dimethyl urea) on the millisecond emission from chloroplasts performing photoreduction of ferricyanide.
Photochemistry & Photobiology, 14, 241-250.

S. G. Reeves, D. O. Hall & J. West (1971). Correlation of the stochiometry of photophosphorylation with the integrity of isolated spinach chloroplasts.
Second International Congress on Photosynthesis, Vol. 2, pp 1357-1369. Ed.: G. Fiorti, M. Avron & A. Melandri. The Hague: W. Junk, 1972.

Janet West & J. L. Mangan (1972). The digestion of chloroplasts in the rumen of the sheep and the effect of disruption and glutaraldehyde treatment.
Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 31, 108A-109A.

P. Nicholls,J. West & A. D. Bangham (1972). Chlorophyll behaviour in liposomes above and below their characteristic transition temperatures.
Abstracts of communications presented at the Meeting of the Federation of European Biochemical Societies, 8, No. 26.

Janet West & J. L. Mangan (1973). A comparison of glutaraldehyde and formaldehyde fixation of isolated pea chloroplasts and its implications for the treatment of herbage for nutritional studies.
Journal of Agricultural Science, Cambridge, 80, 399-406