Sidewheel steamship CONNECTICUT
watercolorPAINTINGS - WATERCOLORS
Huge, Jurgen Frederick
frame 21 x 45 in.; paper 14-3/4 x 38-7/8 in.
Watercolor of sidewheel steamer CONNECTICUT, 1848, by Jurgan Frederick Huge, German-American (1809-1878). Built for the Conn. Steamboat Co.; ran a few months from New Haven to NY. Afterwards on the Stonington Line. Later placed on the Norwich Line, remaining there many years. Finally became a tugboat on the Hudson. Sloop and lighthouse at right.