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Cutter Yacht "Bianca"

Major collection: Hart Nautical
Named collection: Arthur H. Clark Collection
Object type: lithograph
Maker: Currier, Nathaniel; Parsons, Charles
Place made: United States, New York, New York
Date made: 1854
Materials: ink; color wash; paper
Measurements: 21 1/2 in x 25 3/4 in
Nomenclature: American; cutter yachts
Classification: ship portraits

A colored lithograph of the starboard-side view of the cutter yacht 'Bianca.' Men haul rope, look through a spyglass, and steer the rudder on deck. A two-masted vessel with square sails and a cutter is in the left and right background respectively. The dedication, dimensions, and a list of "Performances on the Delaware" are inscribed in the bottom margin.


Related People

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