Clipper Grecian in the Dutch East Indies, ca. 1854

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Clipper Grecian in the Dutch East Indies, ca. 1854

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The clipper ship, the Grecian, with its sails down is shown here.

Capt. Ilsley painted the ship portrait from original sketches made as the ship burned. The Grecian was built in Ferry Village, Cape Elizabeth.

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  • Title: Clipper Grecian in the Dutch East Indies, ca. 1854
  • Creator: Koster, Everhardus
  • Creation Date: circa 1854
  • Subject Date: 1854
  • Local Name: Ferry Village
  • Town: Cape Elizabeth
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 31 cm x 41 cm
  • Local Code: A86-931
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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