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Seaman’s Bride daguerreotype


Daguerreotype of "Seaman's Bride" a Baltimore clipper. The ship was launched in 1851 from the shipyard of E & J Bell for Thomas J. Handy of New York. The clipper entered the California trade under Captain Joseph Myrick, and was sold circa 1855-1858 to become the Carl Staegoman of Hamburg.


circa 1851

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4 3/4 x 6 inches

Object ID

CSPH 149

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