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The steam-yacht 'Ross Winans'

Description

Depiction of the steam-powered yacht "Ross Winans" at sea. The ship was an iron-clad prototype whose unique shape inspired the name "cigar ship." Three flags fly above the yacht alongside two steam plumes and people can be seen waving from the deck. In the foreground are more people cheering atop a pier and from smaller wooden boats.

Date

circa 1866

Language(s)

English

Collection Number

1988.61

Dimensions

16 x 20 inches

Extent

1 print

Resource ID

3649

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.