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The "Vernon," East Indiaman, 1000 Tons
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Day & Son Ltd.; Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Foster, William
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: after 1843
Materials: color wash; ink; paper
Measurements: 15 in x 20 in
Nomenclature: frigate; British; East Indiaman
A hand-colored lithograph of the starboard view of the frigate built East Indiaman of 1,000 tons that belonged to the Green's Blackwall line. The ship flies a post-1843 Green Blackwall Line house flag and appears to be sailing up the Channel. Green's built her in Blackwall in 1839. The mainsail and cross-jack are furled. Another ship sails behind the 'Vernon' and a steamship is in the far distance in the left. The print is signed by the artist and dated by the artist in the bottom right hand corner of the image.