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To the Commodore & Members of The Royal Thames Yacht Club. This Print Representing The Five Leading Vessels in the Strangers' Purse Match, July 7th, 1847

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Lynn, J.; Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Day & Haghe
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1847
Materials: ink; color wash; paper
Measurements: 14 1/2 in x 20 in
Nomenclature: Sttrangers' Purse Match; cutter yachts; Royal Thames Yacht Club; British
Classification: racing

A scene of the five leading vessels, 'Princess Olga,' 'Eclipse,' 'Secret,' 'Snake,' and 'Ino,' in the Stranger's Purse Match 7 July 1847 rounding the Nore lightship, off the Nore sandbank at the mouth of the Thames Estuary. All the vessels except the 'Eclipse,' which is in the far left, crowd both broadsides of the lightship.


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