Lithographs and Bookplates

The U.S. Frigate Hudson Returning From a Cruise

Original early/mid 19th Century Lithographic Illustration

Well preserved illustration of the U.S. Frigate Hudson, Drawn and Engraved Expressly for the New Mirror by W.J. Bennett. Salvaged from damaged publication.

The USS Hudson was a wooden hulled, three-masted sailing frigate in the United States Navy. Hudson (formerly Liberator), was built in 1826 for the Greek government by Smith & Dimon of New York. When Greece was unable to pay for her, she was purchased by the Navy and commissioned at New York.

Anglo-American artist William James Bennett (ca. 1784-1844)

Measures appx. 10.375" wide by 6.75" tall. The back is blank.

Condition is Very Good/Excellent, with no crease folds, no writing, very minor staining, no rips, no holes, highly detailed.

Year/Era: 1830-40s
Condition: Very Good/Excellent
Inventory no.: 389100165