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High Pressure Steamboat Mayflower

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Currier, Nathaniel; Parsons, Charles
Place made: United States, New York
Date made: 1855
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 18 in x 28 in
Nomenclature: steamships
Classification: ship portraits

Lithograph of steamboat Mayflower sailing to left. Two American flags flying from top deck to right of center. The paddle steamer is shown cruising gently as it travels between St. Louis and New Orleans. Its two stacks billow dark smoke and two American flags fly above its upper deck. Remainder of title: "First Class Packet between St. Louis and New Orleans on the Mississippi River. Capt. Joseph Brown".


Related People

Parsons, Charles
American, 1821-1910
Currier, Nathaniel
American, 1813-1888

Related Vessels

thumbnail Mayflower