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Plate 14. Moonlight on Nantucket Shoals: Ibis, Tidal Wave, Estelle, sagitta, Aeolus.
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Cozzens, Frederick S.; Charles Scribner & Sons; Armstrong & Co.
Place made: United States, New York, New York
Date made: 1884
Materials: ink; paper; board
Measurements: 14 1/2 in x 20 3/4 in
Nomenclature: schooner yachts; American; Nantucket
Classification: vessel depictions
Plate 14 from 'American Yachts, Their Clubs and Races' after Frederic Schiller Cozzens. The chromolithograph depicts a view of five yachts at sea in the moonlight. The portfolio of prints was originally accompanied by a book by U.S. Navy Lieutenant James Douglas Jerrold Kelley that described each plate and provided historical context. The publication information that was printed on a small label and pasted on the verso is partially visible on the verso of this print.