Man Looking at an Advertisement for the Clipper Ship "Hibernia"

Object Number: 
1956.90
Date: 
1830-1859
Medium: 
Oil on board
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 5/8 x 13 1/2 in. ( 24.4 x 34.3 cm ) mat: 14 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. ( 36.2 x 48.9 cm )
Marks: 
signature: lower right: "E. Price"
Inscriptions: 
Signed at lower right in gray oil: "E. Price"; sign inscribed: "NEW YORK / AND / BOSTON / DIRECT / THE / CLIPPERSHIP / HIBERNIA / A.No 1. / O. ROORKE / MASTER"
Description: 
Genre
Gallery Label: 
A would-be emigrant at the dockside gazes at a placard inscribed: "NEW YORK AND BOSTON DIRECT. The CLIPPERSHIP HIBERNIA. A.No 1. O.ROORKE, MASTER." Two clipper ships are in the background. The Society also owns a ship portrait in oil of the Hibernia that is attributed to Samuel Walters.
Credit Line: 
Naval History Fund
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group