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The Schooner Yacht "Anaconda"

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Condy, Nicholas Matthew; Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Ackermann & Co.; Foster, William; Fry, Edmund; Day & Haghe
Place made: United Kingdom, England, London; United Kingdom, England, Plymouth
Date made: 1846
Materials: ink; color wash; paper
Measurements: 14 1/2 in x 19 3/4 in
Nomenclature: British; schooners; yachts; racing
Classification: ship portraits

A colored lithograph depicting the schooner yacht 'Anaconda' entering the Plymouth Sound and winning the 26 August 1845 Royal Western Yacht Club Cup. Descriptive labels below the printed plate help narrate what is happening in the scene. Men on small rowing boats stand and wave their hats to the speeding yacht. A lighthouse is in the left background.


Related People

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