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The Cutter Yacht, Talisman, (87 Tons) R. Y. S. sailing the Great Match with the Corsair, from Cowes round the Eddystone and back, Octr. 1842

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Condy, Nicholas Matthew; Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Ackermann & Co.; Foster, George; Pinhorn, J.; Fry, Edmund; Day & Haghe
Place made: United Kingdom, England, London; United Kingdom, England, Isle of Wight, Cowes; United Kingdom, England, Plymouth
Date made: 1843
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 11 1/4 in x 14 1/2 in
Nomenclature: cutter yachts; British
Classification: racing

A lithograph depicting a race between the yachts 'Talisman' and 'Corsair' in choppy waters and rounding the Eddystone nearly together. The 'Corsair,' in the center, leans on her starboard side as a wave crashes on her deck. 'Corsair' won the race by 1 minute and 30 seconds. Owned by Mr. John Congreve, Esq., the 'Corsair' was one of the most notable cutters of its time. Her chief competitor was the 'Talisman,' which belonged to Mr. Robert Meiklam, Esq.


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thumbnail The Cutter Yacht, Corsair, R. Y. S. Sailing the great match with the Talisman from Cowes round the Eddystone and back.
Condy, Nicholas Matthew; Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Day & Haghe; Ackermann & Co.; Foster, George; Fry, Edmund

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Ackermann & Co.
British/German publisher/printmaker/printer, 1792 - 1834
Condy, Nicholas Matthew
English, ca. 1816-1851