Sailing an American sea with English born artist Thomas Birch (1779-1851). Coming to America as a teenager, he loved to paint portraits of ships and the water they sailed on.

"Boats Navigating the Waves." ca. 1828.
“Boats Navigating the Waves.” ca. 1828. Oil painting. Collection of the Mariner’s Museum, Newport News. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Boats_navigating_the_waves_Thomas_Birch.jpg
"Shipwreck." ca. 1829.
“Shipwreck.” ca. 1829. Oil on canvas. Collection of the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn. In the public domain in the United States because the artist has been dead over 70 years. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Brooklyn_Museum_-_Shipwreck_-_Thomas_Birch_-_overall.jpg
"An American Shore Scene." 1827.
“An American Shore Scene.” 1827. Oil on canvas. Private collection. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%27An_American_Shore_Scene%27_by_Thomas_Birch,_1827.jpg
"The Constitution." No date.
“The Constitution.” No date. Oil on canvas. Image courtesy Sotheby’s. In the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1924. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Thomas_Birch_-_The_%E2%80%9AConstitution%E2%80%98.jpg
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