A moment in time 2403 views on 06/04/2014
My painting in acrylic, on a wooden door salvaged from the restoration of an old wooden catamaran.
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The boom years of the Clipper Ship Era began in 1843 as a result of the growing demand for a more rapid delivery of tea from China. It continued under the stimulating influence of the discovery of gold in California and Australia in 1848 and 1851, and ended with the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869