Description
Schooner Star in a storm
Artist unknown
After 1854
Watercolour
Donated by Mrs Jessie Johnston, 1904

The 38-ton schooner Star was built in Dunedin in 1854 for Mr. James Adam of Milton. The Star’s maiden voyage, in the hands of Captain William Blackie, was from Dunedin to Wellington in November that year. On the return voyage, after leaving Lyttelton, Star was caught in the storm depicted here.
Maker
Louis de Sainson
Production Date
Post 1853
Measurements
333 x 288 mm (mat)

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