Fores's Marine Sketches. The Schooner Yacht America, 170 Tons

A broadside port view of 'America' in calm waters. A coastal view provides the backdrop, with buildings to the right and the headland to 'America's bow end. The print is inscribed: "The Schooner Yacht, America, 170 Tons. Winner of the RYS Cup value £100 Augt 22nd 1851 and of a Match with the Tatania for £100 August 28th 1851. Built by Mr Steers for J C Stevens Esqre Commodore of the New York Yacht Club to whom this print is by permission respectfully dedicated by the publishers Messrs Fores."

Object Details

ID: PAH8702
Collection: Fine art
Type: Print
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Dolby, Edwin Thomas; Fores M & N Hanhart Robins, Thomas Sewell
Vessels: America (1850)
Date made: 8 Sep 1851
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Measurements: Sheet: 412 x 544 mm

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