Ship COLDSTREAM, attributed to Elisha Taylor Baker

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Description

Oil painting of ship COLDSTREAM (bu. 1866, Mystic, CT. by George Greenman.  Later named KOTONO MARU).  Engaged in nitrate trade with Chile.  Port broadside, starboard tack under full sail.  Black hull, men on deck.  Vessels in distance. Attributed to Elisha Taylor Baker.  Guano trade.