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Title: "Loss of the McLELLAN"

Accession Number: 1939.1605
Type: color lithograph
Maker: Day & Son; May, Walter William
Place: Arctic Ocean
Materials: paper
Description: Hand colored lithograph. Title at bottom: "Loss of the McLELLAN". (Whaleship MCLELLAN of New London, bu. 1825, Bath, Maine. Lost near Melville Bay, Davis Straits in 1852) At lower left: "Commr. W. W. May, Del.". Walter W. May (1831-1896) was marine artist and former commander in British Navy. At lower right: "Day & Son. Lithrs. to the Queen". At upper right: "PL II".

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