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Title: Four-masted ship GREAT REPUBLIC

Accession Number: 1933.11
Category: PAINTINGS - WATERCOLORS
Type: watercolor
Maker: Russell, Edward John
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Description: Watercolor painting of 4-masted clipper, GREAT REPUBLIC (bu. 1853, E. Boston, by Donald McKay; largest clipper ever built; Capt. Joseph Limeburner; A.A. Low & Bros., owners; burned in NY and rebuilt a few months after launching; foundered in 1872, British ownership) by Edw. J. Russell (1832-1906) of Boston.

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