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The "America" hove-to off Valetia, Feb. 2nd 1852.

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Day & Son Ltd.; Hunt's Yachting Magazine
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1852
Materials: ink; paper
Measurements: 5 in x 7 1/2 in
Nomenclature: America; yachts; America's Cup
Classification: yachting; ship portraits

Lithograph depicting the yacht "America", namesake of the America's Cup, sailing on a choppy sea. She is seen in three-quarters bow view. A dim light is visible emerging from the thick cloudcover above, and a circular light source in the background at left; the latter is perhaps a lighthouse. It is unclear whether it is night or whether there is simply very severe cloudcover. Title and production information printed in lower margin.