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Clipper Ship "Red Jacket"
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Parsons, Charles; J. B. Smith & Son; Currier, Nathaniel
Place made: United States, New York, New York
Date made: 1855
Materials: ink; color; paper; board
Measurements: 18 1/2 in x 24 3/4 in
Nomenclature: American; clipper ships
Classification: ship portraits
A port-broadside view of the American, extreme clipper ship 'Red Jacket' in ice off Cape Horn in 1854. All sails are furled except the three topsails and the outer jib. In the foreground, penguins stand on the icebergs. In the background are two large glaciers of ice.