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Cutter Yacht Vision, 45 Tons, Winner of The Grand Challenge Cup of the R.M.Y.C. and Thirteen other Prizes
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth
Place made: United Kingdom
Date made: 1849
Materials: ink; paper; graphite
Measurements: 11 1/2 in x 18 3/4 in
Nomenclature: yachts; British; R. M. Y. C.
An uncolored lithograph of the 'Vision' finishing first in The Grand Challenge Cup of the R. M. Y. C. Men on deck wave their hats to groups of men on small rowboats in the right foreground. Two cutter yachts sail close-hauled in the left background and two ships on the dry, hilly shore fly maritime signal flags. On the verso is a scaled drawing of the plan of a bird's eye view of the yacht's deck. Some measurements (upside down) are scrawled below the bow of the vessel. In graphite, the collector has inscribed the print's descriptive title and publication detail missing from the recto in manuscript.