No Image
No Image
Item Preview


New York/Canada/England, 1870-1892

American clipper ship Herald of The Morning.

Signed and dated lower left "W. Yorke L'pool 1870".
Oil on canvas, 29.5" x 42.25". Framed 35.5" x 48.5".
Condition: The absence of a condition report does not imply an object is free of defects. All items may have normal signs of age and wear commensurate with their age; these issues will likely not be mentioned in the condition report. Please contact Eldred's before the auction with any condition questions. Questions about condition will not be answered after purchase. Condition reports are provided as a courtesy, and we are not responsible for any errors or omissions. Important note on frames: Frames are not guaranteed to be in the same condition as they are in the item photograph. Due to handling and shipping, many frames, especially antique ones, are prone to losses. If you have questions about the condition of a frame, please contact us prior to the auction. 

  • Provenance:
    Quester gallery, Stonington, Connecticut, 1997.

    Herald of The Morning was a medium clipper designed by Samuel H. Pook. From 1855 to 1875 she made 18 west-bound passages around Cape Horn to west coast and Pacific island ports. During that time her record as a fast sailing ship was very well established. The U.S. bark in the background of the painting has flags showing the First Distinguishing Pennant and number 289, identification for the Amazon .

Accepted Forms of Payment:


You agree to pay a buyer's premium of up to [bp]% and any applicable taxes and shipping.

View full terms and conditions