Port view under steam at sea, headlands and fortifications in the background, to the left. The image is of the first Tennessee operated by the Pacific Mail Steamship Company; built in 1849, she was purchased in October, 1849, from the Savannah Steam Navigation Company; from 1850 to 1853, she operated between San Francisco and Panama; she was wrecked on 6 March 1853, at Bolinas Bay, four miles north of the entrance to San Francisco Bay. Focus of item: Tennessee.
Print ; image 48.2 x 75.7 cm (19 x 29 13/16 in.) ; overall 56.3 x 81.5 cm (22 3/16 x 32 1/16 in.)
Tennessee (Steamship) Paddle steamers--19th century--Pictorial works Steamboats--United States--19th century--Pictorial works Passenger ships--United States--19th century--Pictorial works Ships--19th century--Pictorial works Steamboat lines--United States--19th century Shipping--Pacific Coast--History--19th century Marine prints--United States--19th century Pacific Mail Steamship Company Illustrations
John Haskell Kemble Collection Prints Prints and Ephemera, Huntington Digital Library