Clipper Ship Cards

These vintage clipper cards were advertisements for shipping voyages, usually from a port on the east coast (New York, Boston) to the west coast (San Francisco). They were distributed by ship dispatchers in the 1800s.

Full set on Flickr.

Via Coudal.

Posted by on December 19, 2010
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