Clipper Ship "Nightingale"

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1834

GUSN

GUSN-221735

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

Descriptive Terms

color lithographs
paper (fiber product)
colored ink
wood (plant material)
Plate, Lithograph

Inscription

"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.),

Additional Identification Number

P363

Maker

Currier, Nathaniel (Artist)

Dimensions

11 2/16 x 14 10/16 x 9/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.786