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Currier & Ives, publishers (American 1857-1907) The Yacht 'Henrietta' of N.Y. 205 tons.

Auction:
2308
Lot:
552
Sold for:
$150$150

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2308
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 19, 2006 11:00AM

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Currier & Ives, publishers (American 1857-1907)

The Yacht 'Henrietta' of N.Y. 205 tons. Undated, (Conningham 6802). Identified in inscriptions in the matrix. Lithograph with hand-coloring on paper, circa 1867, sheet size 9 1/8 x 12 3/8 in., in a contemporary black painted wood frame. Condition: Side and top margins trimmed to image, bottom margin 1 1/4 in., minor light stains lower border, hinged at the top.
Estimate $300-500

beneath the title is the following additional text; "Owned by Mr. Jas. Gordon Bennett, Jr. / Winner of the Great Ocean Yacht race, from New York to Cowes, December 1866. / Left Sandy Hook Dec 11th 1866, and arrived off the Needles, Isle of Wight, England at 5.45pm Dec. 25th. 1866. Making the run in 13 days 22 hours, mean-time.",

Keywords

Gordon Bennett , Jr., Cowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom, Sandy Hook, America's Cup, Geography of England, Watercraft

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