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The Europa and Niagara

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Clark, William; Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Day & Son Ltd.
Place made: United Kingdom, Scotland, Inverclyde, Greenock
Date made: 1848
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 17 in x 23 in
Nomenclature: British; Royal Mail; steamships
Classification: Ship portraits

Portraits of two Cunard, Royal Mail steamships off the tail of the bank. The 'Europa' is navigating to the left of the print with its port-broadside visible while the 'Niagara' is anchored in the right. She flies signals. Both ships made regular passages from Liverpool to Halifax to Boston/New York and used as Crimean War transport vessels in 1854.