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The "Alfred" East Indiaman

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Foster, William; Day & Son Ltd.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1850
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 13 in x 18 in
Nomenclature: East Indiamen; British
Classification: ship portraits

A tinted lithograph of a quarter head and port-broadside view of the East Indiaman, 'Alfred.' Launched in 1845, she was built by Green's for the London to Calcutta run. All of her sails are full and set except the main course and mizzen course. She has a row of gun ports on her broadside. In the distance, there is a coast on the left side of the print and various other sailing vessels.


Related People

Foster, William
British Publisher