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Clipper Ship "Stornoway"

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: 1853
Materials: ink; pigment; paper
Measurements: 14 1/2 in x 24 1/2 in
Nomenclature: British; extreme clippers
Classification: ship portraits

Port-side view of the extreme clipper 'Stornoway.' She regularly sailed from 1850 to 1860 carrying tea from China to London for Jardine, Matheson & Co. In the print, she sails maritime flag signals on her mizzen mast in addition to the Red Ensign and its identifying flag. She sails toward the shore of a towering hill on the left side of the print.


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