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  • Detroit in 1820
    Image       Text at bottom center reads "Detroit in 1820, From an original sketch made in 1820 by George H. Whistler C.E. / With View of ’Walk-in-the-Water.’ / Arrive at Detroit May 20th 1819. Job Fish Commander." Small printed text on the bottom left reads "Entered According to Act of Congress A.D. ...
    Image     Text at bottom center reads "Detroit in 1820, From an original sketch made in 1820 by George H. Whistler C.E. / With View of ’Walk-in-the-Water.’ / Arrive at Detroit May ...
  • Greater Detroit grand salon
    Image       This watercolor painting is an interior view of the grand salon of the steamer GREATER DETROIT which was built in 1924 and decorated by W. & J. Sloan Co. of New York.
    Image     This watercolor painting is an interior view of the grand salon of the steamer GREATER DETROIT which was built in 1924 and decorated by W. & J. Sloan Co. of ...
  • State of Michigan
    Image       This oil painting, signed "S.A. Whipple, Detroit, 1893", is a broadside view of the "State of Michigan", facing left. The vessel of arch-type construction is a package freighter and passenger carrier. Vessel has a green hull, white superstructure, and red trim. "Grummond's Mackinac Line" in red on bow, "Cleveland, Detroit, ...
    Image     This oil painting, signed "S.A. Whipple, Detroit, 1893", is a broadside view of the "State of Michigan", facing left. The vessel of arch-type construction is a package freighter and passenger ...
  • Northwest
    Image       Occupied with passengers the "Northwest" sails in dark blue water. Blowing high in the wind are several flags. There is one American flag and the other flags read: Detroit, Cleveland, Northwest, and M.C. R.R.This oil painting of the "Northwest", a D & C boat; is signed in the viewer's lower ...
    Image     Occupied with passengers the "Northwest" sails in dark blue water. Blowing high in the wind are several flags. There is one American flag and the other flags read: Detroit, Cleveland, ...
  • A.A. Parker and Tow
    Image       This oil painting of the steamer "A.A. Parker" towing barge "B.W. Parker" is signed at the viewer's lower right: "S.A. Whipple, 1892". Both ships have green wooden hulls and three masts. Shown on the starboard bow of PARKER is a lighthouse. There are two small ships in the upper right ...
    Image     This oil painting of the steamer "A.A. Parker" towing barge "B.W. Parker" is signed at the viewer's lower right: "S.A. Whipple, 1892". Both ships have green wooden hulls and three ...
  • John Wesley
    Image       This oil painting is of the JOHN WESLEY sailed by Capt. J. Hutton. The ship was owned by Parker Bros. The painting is signed "S.A. Whipple, 1880" in the viewer's lower left corner. The three masted schooner is depicted with full rig showing and a small tug on the port ...
    Image     This oil painting is of the JOHN WESLEY sailed by Capt. J. Hutton. The ship was owned by Parker Bros. The painting is signed "S.A. Whipple, 1880" in the viewer's ...
  • Walk-in-the-Water Palmer
    Image       Oil painting: "The Wreck of the Steamer WALK-IN-THE-WATER, Nov. 1, 1821"; cream-colored sidewheel steamer is being blown on shore in rough seas; wind-blown trees on beach, lighthouse in distance; passengers are embracing on deck, being lowered into a yawl in the water, and on beach a group of men hold ...
    Image     Oil painting: "The Wreck of the Steamer WALK-IN-THE-WATER, Nov. 1, 1821"; cream-colored sidewheel steamer is being blown on shore in rough seas; wind-blown trees on beach, lighthouse in distance; passengers ...
  • City of Cleveland
    Image       This oil painting of the "City of Cleveland" by S.A. Whipple, Detroit, 1888 shows a white sidewheel passenger steamer with a main promenade, top deck, walking beam, and two smokestacks. The ships name is on the paddle wheel box. Seth Arca Whipple was born at New Baltimore, Michigan and was ...
    Image     This oil painting of the "City of Cleveland" by S.A. Whipple, Detroit, 1888 shows a white sidewheel passenger steamer with a main promenade, top deck, walking beam, and two smokestacks. ...
  • Columbia
    Image       Oil painting titled "Labor Day Cruise" by Roy Pauli; shows the Bob-Lo Boat COLUMBIA going under the Ambassador Bridge at sunset with the Detroit skyline in the background; in elaborate gold frame.
    Image     Oil painting titled "Labor Day Cruise" by Roy Pauli; shows the Bob-Lo Boat COLUMBIA going under the Ambassador Bridge at sunset with the Detroit skyline in the background; in elaborate ...
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