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The Steamship New World

Object Number: 
X.159
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Glass, paint, aluminum foil
Dimensions: 
overall (framed): 19 3/8 x 33 in. ( 49.2 x 83.8 cm )
Description: 
Reverse painting on glass with aluminum foil underlay; central image is of the steamship "New World"; a forked tongued flag flies above the captain's deck with red and white vertical stripes, a square flag flies above the bow having white stars against a blue field.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group