Vintage black and white image of a tall sailing ship in the distance with the captain and crew of another ship hailing her. From a book on yachting on the Mississippi, this copyright free downloadable ship ahoy image could be easily cropped to use only one of the two yachts or left as the illustrator intended.
This vintage sailing image is from the book Up The River, or Yachting on The Mississippi. The author of this 1881 book was written by Oliver Optic and no specific illustrator was listed.
This image is copyright free and in the public domain anywhere that extends copyrights 70 years after death or at least 120 years after publication when the original illustrator is unknown.