'Clipper Ship: Flying Cloud', 1852. Artist: E Brown Jr.

'Clipper Ship: Flying Cloud', 1852. Designed by Donald McKay and built in Boston, the 'Flying Cloud' was considered one of the best clippers ever built. Launched in 1851, she completed the voyage from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn in 89 days and 21 hours, at one stage covering 374 miles in a 24 hour period. In 1871 'Flying Cloud' ran aground off St John's, Newfoundland and was condemned, burnt and her fittings sold for scrap. Print published by Currier and Ives, New York, USA. From The Studio Volume 122. [The Studio Ltd, London, 1941] (Photo by The Print Collector/Getty Images)
'Clipper Ship: Flying Cloud', 1852. Designed by Donald McKay and built in Boston, the 'Flying Cloud' was considered one of the best clippers ever built. Launched in 1851, she completed the voyage from New York to San Francisco around Cape Horn in 89 days and 21 hours, at one stage covering 374 miles in a 24 hour period. In 1871 'Flying Cloud' ran aground off St John's, Newfoundland and was condemned, burnt and her fittings sold for scrap. Print published by Currier and Ives, New York, USA. From The Studio Volume 122. [The Studio Ltd, London, 1941] (Photo by The Print Collector/Getty Images)
'Clipper Ship: Flying Cloud', 1852. Artist: E Brown Jr.
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Print Collector / Contributor
Editorial #:
558923321
Collection:
Hulton Archive
Date created:
01 January, 1852
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Source:
Hulton Archive
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580032308
Object name:
2623001
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