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Burning of the Clipper Ship "Golden Light." [plus two additional lines].


  • PUBLISHER: Lith. & publ. by N. currier, 152 Nassau Street N.Y.

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph handcolored,

    DATE: Undated, c.1853.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size - small folio 8 3/8 x 12 3/8" (21.3 x 31.4 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Title continues "The "Golden Light" sailed from Boston for San Francisco February 12th-1853, at nine o'clock P.M. on the 22nd during a thunder storm, : she was struck by lightning, and set on fire and at 6 p.m. of the 23d all hands were driven to the boars, leaving the ship entirely in flames. : 548"


  • CONDITION: Fair condition and color, several small repaired punctures.

  • REFERENCE: Conningham #740.

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