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"Marie Rose"

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Merchant barks such as the 1,000-ton "Marie Rose," which was built between about 1875 and 1880, succeeded the fast clippers and were designed for cargo capacity rather than for speed. The bark rig reduced the need for a large crew, resulting in vessels that were more economical and were...

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Credit Line

Gift of John Templeman Coolidge

1875–80

Dimensions

Overall (H x W x L): 78.7 x 33 x 132.1 cm (31 x 13 x 52 in.)

Accession Number

32.210

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Americas

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