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The Leda Yacht, R.W.Y.C

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Condy, Nicholas Matthew; Fores; Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; Day & Son Ltd.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1850
Materials: ink; paper; color
Measurements: 17 1/2 in x 21 3/4 in
Nomenclature: racing; schooner yachts
Classification: vessel depictions

The schooner yacht 'Leda' sails to the left in stormy weather as she flies a signal. The sky is dark and cloudy with hints of the blue sky. Behind the yacht, is a three-masted vessel; the Red Ensign signals that she is a merchant ship. A lighthouse stands farther behind them in the distance on the left.


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British publisher
Condy, Nicholas Matthew
English, ca. 1816-1851