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A Night on the Hudson. "Through at Daylight"

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Palmer, Frances Flora Bond; Currier & Ives
Place made: United States, New York
Date made: 1864
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 20 1/2 in x 29 in
Nomenclature: steamships
Classification: ship portraits

Black and white lithograph print depicting the steamers Isaac Newton and Francis Skiddy. Francis Skiddy is shown on the right of the picture, racing with the Isaac Newton between Anthony's Nose and Bear Mountain in the Pallisades area of the Hudson River. She was designed for the day run between New York and Albany and was one of the largest and fastest steamers built for the river. After some years she was converted into a night boat. She struck a rock and was wrecked in 1864.


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Palmer, Frances Flora Bond
American, B. England, 1812-1876

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thumbnail Francis Skiddy [General Taylor]
thumbnail Isaac Newton