Document No 568: N.Y.Y.C. Yacht Columbia Passing Governor's Island

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AUTEUR : William G. Yorke

REF : 0

EDITION : 1871

DATE : 1871

COURSE : 0

DESCRIPTION SITE :

Oil on canvas 26 x 36 (66 cm x 91.5 cm) This image shows the 1871 America's Cup defender Columbia close hauled on starboard tack under 4 working lowers; flying-jib and jib-topsail. Her top- hamper carries fore and main gaff topsails and a large fisherman staysail. Off Columbia's stern; a second schooner; this with a white hull and more of a 'fisherman' type in appearance; sails downwind in the opposite direction. The view is off what appears to be Castle William on Governor's Island in Upper New York Bay.

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LICENCE :
Public domain
BATEAUX : COLUMBIA
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