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Liverpool Packet Ship "Aurora"

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Endicott & Co.
Place made: United States, New York, New York
Date made: 1845-1899
Materials: ink; paper; color wash; mounting
Measurements: 7 in x 9 1/4 in
Nomenclature: packet ships
Classification: ship portraits

Side view ship portrait of the American packet ship "Aurora", which traveled the Liverpool route. Ship portrait depicts the Forbes rig, which was invented ca. 1845. With other vessels on the horizon. Title, lithographer attribution, and subtitle--"The Forbes Rig"--printed in lower margin. Hand-colored.