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The Iron Cutter Yacht Mosquito, 50 Tons. R. T. Y. C.
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth; R. & A. Ackermann; Day & Son Ltd.
Place made: United Kingdom, Greater London, London
Date made: 1852
Materials: ink; pigment; paper
Measurements: 17 3/4 in x 23 in
Nomenclature: iron cutter yachts; British; Royal Thames Yacht Club
Classification: ship portraits
A view of the iron cutter yacht, 'Mosquito,' at sea with several ships and yachts in the distance. The 'Mosquito' was a well-known iron cutter yacht famous for her speed and for winning in prestigious cup races. Her winnings are listed in the margin below the title along with two illustrations of a winning cup.