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Clipper Ship Sovereign of the Seas
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Currier, Nathaniel
Place made: United States, New York, New York
Date made: 1852
Materials: ink; paper; color
Measurements: 15 1/2 in x 23 1/2 in
Nomenclature: clipper ships; American
Classification: ship portraits
A port-broadside view of the three-masted, extreme clipper ship 'Sovereign of the Seas.' The figurehead is a half man, half fish figure blowing a conch shell. She flies a US flag at her stern and a blue, white, and red (faded) burgee.