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American Whaler BLUE JACKET in the Ice off Cape Horn

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Allan Forbes Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Currier, Nathaniel
Place made: United States
Date made: 1848
Materials: ink; paper; color wash
Measurements: 12 3/4 in x 15 1/2 in
Nomenclature: ships
Classification: whales

Hand-colored lithograph depicting a ship between the crests of two waves on a stormy Antarctic sea. Another tilting pair of masts are visible in the background, as well as numerous icebergs. The title and publisher information, including Currier's address "152 Nassau St. New York", are printed in the lower margin.


Related People

Currier, Nathaniel
American, 1813-1888