The " America" Schooner, 170 Tons, Winning the Royal Yacht Squadron Cup & Passing the "Victoria & Albert" Off the Needles Friday, August 22nd 1851. America's Cup, Augustus Butler.

The " America" Schooner, 170 Tons, Winning the Royal Yacht Squadron Cup & Passing the "Victoria & Albert" Off the Needles Friday, August 22nd 1851.

London: Stannard & Dixon, 7 Poland St, ca. 1852. Tinted & hand colored lithograph of "The "America", which defeated 15 British yachts to bring the cup to the US, where it stayed for 132 years until Australia won it in Newport, Rhode Island, in 1983. This is the original engraving, not a later reprint. Image 13 3/4 x 11 1/2" on larger paper, original hand color, a little toned. Trimmed to within half an inch of the neat line and caption, laid down on period paper. Otherwise very good condition. Item #8991

Price: $1,000.00

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