ObjectsViewing Record 44 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 Cutter Yacht "Volante," 48 Tons
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.