Title: "Barque 'NILE' at Williams & Havens Wharf, Water Street, 1847" |
Accession Number: 1939.1284
Category: PAINTINGS - OIL
Type: Oil painting
Maker: French, C. P.
Description: Oil painting of bark NILE (bu. 1826, New London), by C. P. French, 1903. This bark made the longest whaling voyage on record, 11 years. In her absence, the Civil War was begun, fought and concluded. Master from 1857-1858 was William H. Allen; Master during Civil War period was Capt. Fish.
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