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Cutter Yacht "The Elizabeth"

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Condy, Nicholas Matthew; Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Ackermann & Co.; Fry, Edmund; Day & Haghe
Place made: United Kingdom, England, London; United Kingdom, England, Plymouth
Date made: 1828
Materials: ink; color wash; paper
Measurements: 13 1/4 in x 16 1/2 in
Nomenclature: British; racing; yachts; cutters
Classification: ship portraits

A colored lithograph of the 'Elizabeth' racing against another cutter in the Plymouth Regatta of 1827. They are broadside to broadside as they approach the marking point, which is the small rowing boat with a large pole flying the Red Ensign. Details of the cutter's ownership, date in which it was made, and the setting of the scene are written in manuscript at the bottom margin.


Related People

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