Cope Line Packet Wyoming

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Item No: pdcc00979
Title: Cope Line Packet Wyoming
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Reproduction of a sailing ship under full sail, with a steamer in the far distance. Original wash drawing is by Frank H. Taylor, after a painting by F. Briscoe.

Image published in Frank Taylor's "Old Philadelphia" prints, 1915-1927, with accompanying caption:

This long active sailing ship was one of the once famous fleet of passenger vessels which maintained a regular service between Philadelphia and Liverpool under the flag of the Cope Line, which was established by Thomas P. Cope in 1822. The Wyoming, Tuscarora, Tonawanda and Thomas P. Cope were sister ships of the Wyoming, all of which, as well as earlier vessels of the line, were built at Philadelphia.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Taylor, Frank H. (Frank Hamilton), 1846-1927 - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler