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Yacht Sappho Cowes I. W. 1869

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: photograph
Maker: unknown
Place made: unknown
Date made: 1867-1887
Materials: paper; board
Measurements: 15 1/4 in x 18 in
Nomenclature: American; yachts
Classification: ship portraits

A black and white photograph of the yacht 'Sappho' without her sails set. She sits ghostly, in a nondescript location off Cowes. The water and sky blend seamlessly so that the yacht appears to be floating against a grey and white background.