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A RARE AMERICAN SILKWORK  PICTURE OF THE HUDSON, 
Circa 1895.

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A RARE AMERICAN SILKWORK PICTURE OF THE HUDSON,

Circa 1895.


          The picture depicts a three-masted ship with two funnels flying a flag inscribed Hudson and three other flags including the American flag.  The hull is boldly patterned with different geometric designs and colors  with the name Hudson also inscribed there, all within a geometric border and all on a cream silk ground  & framed within a double silkwork border of two bands of square blocks one in green and one in burgundy with a cream band between.  On the forward part of the deck is a superstructure holding the bridge.  On the top of this is the name Hudson.  All within an original period wood frame.  Condition excellent with two marks on silk ground to centre left above flag.

Dimensions: 16 1/2 inches x 21 inches.


S.S. Hudson, Buffalo, New York.

   

     The Hudson was built at Wyandorre, Michigan in 1888 by the Detroit Dock Company.  It was owned, 1888-1901, by The Western Transit Company.  It sailed on The Great Lakes.


2,294 Tons

288 feet Length

41 feet: Breadth

22.7 feet draw

(Reference: The Mariner's Museum, Newport News,Virginia.)