Clipper Ship Sailing Card. Evie Reed. Boston to Adelaide, dated August 8, 1881. Henry W. Peabody, Co.

Clipper Ship Sailing Card. Evie Reed. Boston to Adelaide, dated August 8, 1881.

Boston: Randy, Avery & Co, 1881. The "Evie Reed" was built in Bath in 1878. She was wrecked in 1898. She is advertised as an "A1 Clipper Barque" of 714 tons, departing Lewis Whart in Boston for Adelaide. Her master, Bradstreet Rairden (misspelled on this card) had just taken command of the Reed and was only 23 at the time. Printed for Henry W. Peabody & Co's Australian Line. Color lithograph, printed in black, red & gold, measuring 3 7/8 x 6 5/8". There are some old glue marks on the verso, otherwise fine condition. Item #15777

Price: $750.00

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