Item No: pdcc00979
Title: Cope Line Packet Wyoming
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.
A917.481 P536 v.10
Taylor, Frank H. (Frank Hamilton), 1846-1927 - Artist
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler