Drawing (visual work)

Object number
01.701
Title
Newport
Creator
Stanton, S.W.
Date
circa 1865
Description
Black and white drawing depicts the steamboat "Newport". A buoy floats in the corner of the picture and a small sailing ship sails off the bow. At the right reads: "Newport: Built 1865 at Greenpoint, LI. Hull of wood, by John Enolist son, Length of keel 350 ft. Length overall 361 ft. Width 432 ft. Width over guards 80 ft., etc." paired with #01.700. Framed by John M. Wiseman, a framer and gilder from Newport, RI. "#445" is penciled on back. Written on back: "Data page/C. Stanton Henkins/1955/Newport/Build 1865/AL5201.21".
Materials
paper
ink
Credit Line
Newport Historical Society Collection
Object Type
drawings (visual works)
Subjects
Newport (steamboat)
Related People & Organizations
Wiseman, John M. (associated)
Enolist, John (associated)
Stanton, S.W. (associated)