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"Luzon" Clipper

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Built in 1881 by Smith and Townsend of East Boston, "Luzon" was a 1,391-ton Down Easter, an economical cargo carrier not designed for speed. White built two models of "Luzon," this one while he was a mate on the ship; later, he became the ship's captain. Originally rigged with silk sails, this...

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Provenance

Lent by J. Templeman Coolidge, 04/07/1928.

Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge

1881

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall (H x W x L): 95.3 x 35.6 x 127 cm (37 1/2 x 14 x 50 in.)

Accession Number

32.149

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Americas

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Models