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The Antelope

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: print
Maker: Lane, Fitz Hugh
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1800
Materials: paper; board
Measurements: 9 in x 10 1/2 in
Nomenclature: Boston Harbor; brigs
Classification: vessel depictions

A photo reproduction after the painting of the view of the brig 'Antelope' in Boston Harbor by Henry Fitz Lane. She flies signals at the top of her mainmast and an American flag at her stern. One of the men in the rowboat in the right foreground points at the brig. The 'Antelope' was built for the opium trade and spent her entire career smuggling opium into China.