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The cutter yacht Arrow R.Y.S. 102 Tons, rounding the distance boat off Yarmouth, in the match for Prince Albert's Cup, August 15th 1854

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Taylor, Josiah; Ackermann & Co.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1855
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 12 in x 18 in
Nomenclature: British; Prince Albert's Cup
Classification: yachting

A trimmed lithograph depicting the cutter yacht 'Arrow,' owned by Thomas Chamberlain, in a race for the Prince Albert's Cup on 15 August 1854. She is about to round the distance boat moored off Yarmouth to head back to Cowes. The 'Arrow' claimed victorious despite her competitor, 'Julia,' being the favorite to win. A steamship is in the background to the right of the yacht. The now trimmed borders would have had the publication detail and descriptive title.


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Ackermann & Co.
British/German publisher/printmaker/printer, 1792 - 1834