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The New Steamship "William Norris" of Philadelphia

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: print
Maker: Gleason, Frederick
Place made: United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Date made: 1854
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 7 1/4 in x 9 3/4 in
Nomenclature: steamers
Classification: ship portraits

Ship portrait of the "William Norris", cut from the 18 March 1854 edition of Gleason's Illustrated Drawing-Room Companion. The vessel, with two smokestacks and a large paddle-wheel, is seen in side view with a lighthouse in the background at far right; the title of the image is printed below. On the verso is part of the text of the serialized story "Henry la Nuit, or, the Foundling of the Castle of Estella".


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