VOYAGE OF AN AMERICAN CLIPPER.

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William Wade


Voyage of an American Clipper.

Wood engraving, 1855.
Paper size 14 15/16 x 10 5/8" (38 x 27 cm).
Good condition, some foxing. Modern hand color.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95162
Price: $185.00
Publisher : Published by Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion. October 6, 1855.
Despite the title, this two page article is about maritime history and ship building. It begins with mention of Rome and the ancient vessels of Egypt, and ends with the stunning victory of the United States in the America's Cup race of 1851. In the final paragraph the writer discusses the six engravings decorating the page. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Marine , Other

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