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Title: Packet Ship SAMOSET, ca. 1851

Accession Number: 1970.800
Type: painting
Maker: McFarlane, Duncan (attr.)
Date: Circa 1851
Materials: wood; painting
Description: Oil on canvas of packet ship SAMOSET, c. 1851; attributed to Duncan McFarlane (active Liverpool, 1818-1865); starboard view of ship with painting ports, under short sail; deckhouses & bulwarks green, Indian figurehead, gold star & cathead. Nine figures are visible on deck, 5 signal flags fly from mizzenmast; auxiliary sidewheel (Collins Line ATLANTIC?) barkentine is in right background; dark, stormy sky is brightened by light patch in upper center portion.

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