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To the Commodore & Members of the New-York Yacht Club, this Print of the YACHT AMERICA (Modelled & Built by Geo. Steers, Esq. Of New-York,) is respectfully dedicated.


  • PUBLISHER: Brown & Severin, New York.

  • MEDIUM: Two-stone lithograph,

    DATE: 1851

  • EDITION SIZE: Stone 12 3/16 x 17 15/16" plus title and margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: Printed by G. W. Lewis, New York. Steers designed this innovative craft for the members of the New York Yacht Club (formed in 1844). After the America's victory in the 1851 Royal Yacht Squadron Cup, the NYYC took home a trophy cup which they named after the schooner. To this day, the "America's Cup" remains a symbol of world yachting supremacy.


  • CONDITION: Good condition printed color only. A few minor fox marks.


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