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2 edition of Clipper ships found in the catalog.

Clipper ships

Currier & Ives

Clipper ships

Currier & Ives prints no.3

by Currier & Ives

  • 51 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by The Studio Limited, W. E. Rudge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lithography, American,
  • Clipper ships

  • Edition Notes

    Statementintroduction by Felix Riesenberg
    ContributionsRiesenberg, Felix, 1879-1939, Hall, William Stanley, 1889-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7, [1] p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14596387M
    LC Control Number32026472

      For a brief moment in the middle of the 19th century, U.S. clipper ships were the most revolutionary machines in the world. Sleek, fast, dangerous to sail, and expensive to operate, the record. The focus of this book is examining the lives of some of the robber barons who built their fortune operating clipper ships. The term “clipper ship” still has the ability to fascinate and grab hold of anyone interested in early 19 th century American maritime history. All of the great maritime paintings hanging in art galleries are of.

    Nesbitt, printer. L. W. Holt, Commander. Coleman Line. x mm. The Gov. Morton was a medium clipper of tons, built in Somerset, Mass. in Horton was master of the ship prior to She burned in , after twenty years in the California trade. See American Clipper Ships I, pp. Clipper Ships. likes. A page all about the magnificent clipper ships during the last 2 decades of the 'Age of Sail'. They were the fastest sailing ships ever built, and only some remain with us Followers:

    offers the best selection of Clipper Ships art prints for sale online, with easy pricing, free shipping & returns, and custom framing options for the perfect piece to inspire your space. Superb, authoritative history of sailing vessels, with 80 magnificent line illustrations by noted maritime illustrator Gordon Grant. Ships include a Roman trireme, Viking longship, 16th-century caravel, New Bedford whaling bark, 19th-century brigantine, many more. Detailed text on each vessel by noted naval historian. Introduction. Appendix, including Notes.


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