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Steam-Boat Empire

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Currier, Nathaniel
Place made: United States, New York, New York
Date made: 1843
Materials: ink; color; paper
Measurements: 11 1/2 in x 15 1/4 in
Nomenclature: Steamboats; American
Classification: ship portraits

The Empire of Troy passanger steamboat was the largest vessel of her type to be constructed in 1843. It was built for the Troy-New York Steamboat Company as a day boat. The Empire is depicted with dressed-up passengers onboard socializing on its deck while it passes a scenic mountain view.


Related People

Currier, Nathaniel
American, 1813-1888