(n/a) Samuel Walters (British, 1811-1882), circa 1852
The Clipper Ship Challenge Arriving off the Coast of England Under Full Sail oil on canvas 24 x 36 in. (61 x 91.4 cm.)
The American clipper ship Challenge was active between 1851-1876. She was Built by William H. Webb in New York and owned by N.L. and G. Griswold. The Challenge had principal dimensions 230.6ft LOA x 43.2ft beam x 26ft draft, and weighing 2,006.5 tons. The Challenge was wrecked off the French coast of the English Channel in 1876.
Literature: The Marine Collection at India House, The Gosden Head, Ltd., 1935, pg. 7, entry #16.