THE GREAT OCEAN YACHT RACE. : BETWEEN THE HENRIETTA, FLEETWING & VESTA. : THE "GOOD BYE" TO THE YACHT CLUB STEAMER "RIVER QUEEN," 4 MILES EAST OF SANDY HOOK, LIGHT SHIP, DECR. 11TH 1866.

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Charles Parsons

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The Great Ocean Yacht Race. : Between the Henrietta, Fleetwing & Vesta. : The "Good Bye" to the Yacht Club Steamer "River Queen," 4 Miles East of Sandy Hook, Light Ship, Decr. 11th 1866.

Lithograph printed in color, 1867.
Large folio - image size 17 13/16 x 28 1/16" (453 x 712 mm).
Good condition and color, save for old mat line.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 19508
Price: $4,500.00
Publisher : New York Published by Currier & Ives, 152 Nassau Street.
The sub title reads "The Henrietta arrived off the Needles, Isle of Wright, England at 5:45, P.M. Decr. 25th 1866, winning the race and making the run in 13 days 22 hours, mean time. The Fleetwing arrived 8 hours afterwards, and the Vista 1 1/2 hours after the Fleetwing." Sketched by Charles Parsons. From the Yacht Club Steamer "River Queen." Signed in stone lower left "Parsons." There are two versions of this print: one a two-stone lithograph handcolored and this version printed in color. Currier & Ives , Marine , Sailing & Yachting

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