Anthony D. Blake
Lot 104
Anthony D. Blake (born New Zealand 1951) The clipper ship Sovereign of the Seas 30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm.)
US$ 25,000 - 35,000
£15,000 - 21,000
Lot Details
Anthony D. Blake (born New Zealand 1951)
The clipper ship Sovereign of the Seas
signed lower right "A.D. Blake"
oil on canvas
30 x 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm.)

Footnotes

  • Built by Donald McKay of East Boston, Massachusetts, Sovereign of the Seas was the first ship to travel more than 400 miles in 24 hours. On the second leg of her maiden voyage, she made a record passage from Honolulu, Hawaii to New York in 82 days. She then broke the record to Liverpool, England, making the passage in 13 days 13.5 hours. In 1853 she was chartered by James Baines & Co. of the Black Ball Line, Liverpool for the Australia trade.

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