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Cutter Yacht "Scud" of Philadelphia

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Parsons, Charles; Currier, Nathaniel
Place made: United States, New York, New York
Date made: 1855
Materials: ink; pigment; paper
Measurements: 22 1/2 in x 25 3/4 in
Nomenclature: cutter yachts; American
Classification: ship portraits

Hand-colored portrait of the port-side view of the cutter yachts 'Scud' and 'Fawn.' The 'Fawn' sails behind the 'Scud' and in the background is a steamship. The two cutters fly the American yacht ensign and another burgee. Men haul the rigging or steer on both decks. The dedication, publication details, and the dimensions of the yachts listed in the bottom margin.


Related People

Currier, Nathaniel
American, 1813-1888
Parsons, Charles
American, 1821-1910