Clipper ship the "Portland," ca. 1850

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Clipper ship the "Portland," ca. 1850

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This painting shows the clipper ship, the Portland, surrounded by other vessels and a cask floating in the water nearby.

The painter may have been J. or I. Tudgay. The Tudgay family painted marine subjects, and brothers I., J., and L., might have worked on commissions together.

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About This Item

  • Title: Clipper ship the "Portland," ca. 1850
  • Creator: Tudgay
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 54 cm x 75 cm
  • Local Code: A86-930
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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