Drawing (Steamship)

Drawing (Steamship)

Item Info

Item No: frk00627
Title: Drawing (Steamship)
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Wove paper; watercolor; ink
Category: Drawing
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department

Hand-drawn; hand-colored. In the center of the document is a steamship with several flags, and eagle perched on the cabin. The drawing was completed on the back of a page from a ledger with several columns, including Freight, Expenses, Prepaid, and To Be Collected.  See FLP 628 for a related example.

The Fall River Line ran steamships between New York City and New England. The line was launched in 1847.


Creation Place State/Province: State/Province:Unknown

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): ca. 1900
Image Dimensions Width: 10.7 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 627
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator

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