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To Captain C. Bulkeley Rear Commodore of the Royal Western Yacht Club. This Portrait of his Schooner Yacht Peri, winner of the Gold Cups for the Years 1840 &1841

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Fry, H.; Hawkins, George; Fry, Edmund; Ackermann & Co.; Philp & Evans; Ramsden, E.; Day & Haghe
Place made: United Kingdom, England, London; United Kingdom, England, Plymouth
Date made: 1843
Materials: ink; color wash; paper
Measurements: 14 3/4 in x 20 in
Nomenclature: British; racing; yachts; schooners
Classification: ship portraits

A starboard side view of the 'Peri' in off a coast on the left background. Another yacht sails towards the 'Peri' and another vessel is in the background in the right side of the print. 'Peri' flies the White Ensign and pennant of the St. George's cross. A small rowboat is in the right foreground. A man stands at the fore while a man handles the sail and the other rows.


Related People

Hawkins, George
English draftsman and lithographer, 1819-1852
Ackermann & Co.
British/German publisher/printmaker/printer, 1792 - 1834