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The Cutter Yacht, Corsair, R. Y. S. Sailing the great match with the Talisman from Cowes round the Eddystone and back.
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Condy, Nicholas Matthew; Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Day & Haghe; Ackermann & Co.; Foster, George; Fry, Edmund
Place made: United Kingdom, England, London; United Kingdom, England, Plymouth
Date made: 1842
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 11 1/4 in x 14 1/2 in
Nomenclature: yachts; British; Royal Yacht Squadron
A lithograph depicting a race between the yachts 'Talisman' and 'Corsair' in choppy waters and about to approach the Eddystone nearly together. '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.