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The Steam Yacht "North Star" New York Yacht Club

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Day & Son Ltd.; Ackermann & Co.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1853
Materials: ink; color; paper
Measurements: 16 1/2 in x 22 1/4 in
Nomenclature: steam yachts; New York Yacht Club; American
Classification: ship portraits

A colored view of the American steam yacht the 'North Star' off a British coast. A circular fortress is visible in the left background. The 'North Star' flies the British red ensign, a flag of the Vanderbildts and an American yacht ensign. The paddles of the yacht spin rapidly and smoke trails from the two smokestacks on deck. Passengers enjoy the view on the deck.


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