Sketch of a Clipper Ship

Image

Sketch of a Clipper Ship

Title

Sketch of a Clipper Ship

Identifier

8447

Source

Donated by: Shirley Robinson (Mrs. Wesley L.) Bliss, 1982

Description

Sketch of a clipper ship Richard Robinson built in 1854 by W. Stetson & Co. The sketch shows a black and white drawing of a three-masted ship on the waves. A banner reading: R. Robinson is flying from the middle mast of the ship. A smaller ship is in the background.

Museum records indicate that it was captained by Richard Robinson who, in 1873 moved to Ventura, CA and purchased land in the Santa Ana and Upper Ojai areas.

Creator

Unknown

Date

No date

Format

Black and White Photograph
12.5 x 18 cm
Black and White Illustration

Subject

Robinson, Richard, 1817-1896
Clipper ships

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ventura (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

The copyright to this image has not been determined. These images are intended for personal or research use only. Please contact library staff for rights determinations and additional uses.

Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Sketch of a Clipper Ship,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed December 8, 2021, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4364.