U.S. BRIG PORPOISE IN A SQUALL

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William Bennett


U.S. Brig Porpoise in a Squall

Aquatint and engraving, c.1845.
Image size 4 13/16 x 7 5/16" (12.3 x 18.7 cm).
Good condition with modern handcolor.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 95167
Price: $100.00
Publisher :
Drawn and engraved expressly for the New Mirror by W.J. Bennett.

The USS Porpoise was authorized by the US Congress in 1834, and commissioned in 1836. She was sent around the world on various surveying explorations before disappearing at sea in 1854.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Marine , Sailing, Clippers & Yachts

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