Viewing Record 21 of 48
Previous Record  Next Record
Switch Views: Lightbox | Image List | List

Welcome to the archived version of the MIT Museum's online collections portal! This site was used to test features and content for the newly redesigned MIT Museum Collections site, which has now launched with over 106,000 objects. Please use the new MIT Museum Collections site for further research and discovery. Webmuseum.mit.edu remains online during the transition period but will not receive new updates or content.

The Steam Yacht "North Star" New York Yacht Club

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Day & Son Ltd.; Ackermann & Co.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1853
Materials: ink; color; paper
Measurements: 16 1/2 in x 22 1/4 in
Nomenclature: steam yachts; New York Yacht Club; American
Classification: ship portraits

A colored view of the American steam yacht the 'North Star' off a British coast. A circular fortress is visible in the left background. The 'North Star' flies the British red ensign, a flag of the Vanderbildts and an American yacht ensign. The paddles of the yacht spin rapidly and smoke trails from the two smokestacks on deck. Passengers enjoy the view on the deck.


Related People

Ackermann & Co.
British/German publisher/printmaker/printer, 1792 - 1834