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Stonington Bank

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: engraving
Maker: Place made: United States, Connecticut, Stonington
Date made: 1800-1899
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 3 in x 7 1/4 in
Nomenclature: business
Classification: whales

Bank note from the Stonington Bank of Conneticut printed in black and red ink for two dollars. Whaling scene, image of a white-haired man in a suit, and image of an idealized sailor at the wheel of a boat on the front. Text reads, "State of Conneticut" "No." "The Stonington Bank Will pay TWO DOLLARS to the bearer on demand. STONINGTON, [blank], 18 [blank]" "[blank] Cashr. [blank] Prest." "Danforth, Wright & Co. New York & Philada."