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Cutter Genesta, R.Y.S.

  • ARTIST: Charles Parsons

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Currier & Ives 115 Nassau St. New York.

  • MEDIUM: Lithograph printed in color,

    DATE: 1885

  • EDITION SIZE: Large folio - image size 15 3/16 x 21" (386 x 534 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Signed in stone "C. R. Parsons 85." The yacht Genesta was the English challenger in the fifth America's Cup in 1885. She raced against the American defender Puritan. The cutter Genesta was designed by John Beavor-Webb and built by the D&W Henderson shipyard on the River Clyde in 1884, for owner Sir Richard Sutton, 5th Baronet, of the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes, Isle of Wight, England.


  • CONDITION: Fair to good condition. several creases in lower left corner. Backed on thin rag paper.

  • REFERENCE: Conningham #1338. Gale #1461.