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The Schooner, Ellen Gillman
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Duncan, Edward; Huggins, William John; Day & Haghe
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1839
Materials: ink; color wash; paper
Measurements: 15 in x 20 in
Nomenclature: schooners; British
Classification: ship portraits
A port view of the British schooner, 'Ellen Gillman.' As she sails over a wave off a Foreland, she leans on her port side. She carries the British Red Ensign along with her identifying flags. Many of her sails flap limply in the wind. In the right background is a coast with a white lighthouse. Three sailing vessels are in the distance on the left side of the print. According to the inscribed text in the bottom, center margin, she was commanded by Captain Thomas Steer.