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The Hartford by Antonio Jacobsen
The Hartford by Antonio Jacobsen
© 2011 Griswold Inn Collection; Paul Foundation, Essex CT
 
Archival print measures 16" x 20"
Price: $38.00

Item #: 4054
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Description
 
A major change in steamboat design resulted in the introduction of the first propeller driven steamers built expressly for the Connecticut River Run. The Hartford was built in 1892 followed by the Middletown in 1896. The two steamers ran together for three season before the Hartford was sold to the government for use in the war with Spain. Painted in 1915, the oil on canvas measures 20" x 36".