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Reverse glass painting of ship 'Columbia', late 18th or early 19th century

1790/1815

Hong Kong Maritime Museum

Hong Kong Maritime Museum
Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The 'Columbia (or Rediviva)' left Boston for the American NW in 1790 to open the sea otter fur trade to China. She became the first American ship to circumnavigate the globe.

Details

  • Title: Reverse glass painting of ship 'Columbia', late 18th or early 19th century
  • Date Created: 1790/1815
  • Physical Dimensions: 48.3 x 17 x 2 cm (framed)
  • Type: Glass painting
  • Rights: ©Hong Kong Maritime Museum
  • Medium: Glass on gesso and wood
  • object id: HKMM2008.0261.0001a-b

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