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The "Eagle" - one of the original Black Ball Packet Ships.
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: photograph
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1870-1920
Materials: paper; photographic process
Measurements: 6 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in
Nomenclature: packet ships
Classification: ship portraits
Photograph of a print or painting depicting the packet ship "Eagle" in side view on a choppy sea. A spar with sail and line still attached is visible in the foreground. Another vessel is visible in the background at left. A high, mountainous coast is visible in the background. No inscriptions.