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The Cutter Yacht "Volante," 48 Tons

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Day & Son Ltd.; Ackermann, Rudolph
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1857
Materials: ink; color; paper
Measurements: 16 3/4 in x 22 in
Nomenclature: cutter yachts; Royal Thames Yacht Club
Classification: ship portraits

A starboard-broadside view of the cutter yacht 'Volante' in a busy harbor full of various steam and sailing craft. In the right foreground, a sailor looks at the cutter in a small dinghy. 'Volante' was a fast yacht that did very well in races. In the lower margin, along with the title and description of the yacht, are black-and-white sketches of the prizes she won in her many races.