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Etching of a Dutch Cutter and Schooner with other shipping

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: etching
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1750
Materials: ink; paper; cloth
Measurements: 8 1/2 in x 14 1/2 in
Nomenclature: schooners; sloops; Dutch
Classification: vessel depictions

An etching of a seascape with a Dutch cutterand schooner. The hatch marks are rough and uneven. The line for the two main vessels are relatively more fine and detailed. Stray ink spots are on the top right corner suggests that the print was hastily made. Various other sailing vessels and the view of a cliff on the coast are visible in the distance. The collector, Arthur H. Clark, used this print from his collection to illustrate his book 'The History of Yachting, 1600-1815' (New York & London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1904), 164.