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Clipper Ship "Nightingale"

2006.44.786 (RS9969)

Description

Framed color lithograph of a clipper ship, with four sails, at port. There is an American flag at the back of the ship. The middle staff flag, the top half is white and the bottom half is blue, with a yellow circle in the center. There is a dingy with six figures in the foreground.

Details

Maker
Currier, Nathaniel (Artist)
Date
1834
Inscriptions
"C. Parsons Del" Embrel according to let of Congrewss in the year of 1834 by N. Currier in the Clerks Offfice of the District Court of the Southern District of N.Y." "Lith. by N. Currier." / CLIPPER SHIP "NIGHTINGALE" / "Getting under weigh off the Battery New York" / New York Published by N. Currier 152 Nassau Street"
"CARL E. NELSON / PICTURES & FRAMES / 13 Devenshire St. / BOSTON, MASS." (printed)
"S, St, L." "IL"
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
colored ink
paper (fiber product)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Printing T&E
Descriptive terms
color lithographs
colored ink
paper (fiber product)
Plate, Lithograph
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
11 2/16 x 14 10/16 x 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.786
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
221735

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