"Cutter Yacht MARIA"

color lithograph

web coll buttersworth01
Currier, Nathaniel; Buttersworth, James E.
USA, NY, New York
overall: 21-1/4 x 27-3/8 in.; image: 17 x 24 in.

Color lithograph by Nathaniel Currier of painting by James E. Buttersworth; "Cutter Yacht MARIA" published 1852 (formerly L.1983.56); starboard view of cutter MARIA (built 1845) racing ahead of schooner AMERICA (built 1851), small rowboat in foreground watching race, other vessels visible in background; printed across bottom of image "F. F. PALMER DEL.", "AMERICA, 170 TONS.", "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1852 by N. Currier, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of N.Y." and "LITH. BY N. CURRIER."; printed in bottom center "CUTTER YACHT 'MARIA'/ MODELLED BY R. L. STEVENS ESQ. OWNED BY THE MESSRS STEVENS OF NEW YORK/ To John C Stevens, Esq. Commodore of the New York Yacht Club/ this Print is with permission, respectfully dedicated by/ The Publisher", "[logo] NEW YORK YACHT CLUB" and "NEW YORK PUBLISHED BY N. CURRIER, 152 NASSAU STREET."; printed on bottom left "DIMENSIONS OF HULL:/ TONNAGE BY DISPLACEMENT ... 137/ LENGTH ON DECK ... 110 FEET/ BREADTH OF BEAM ... 26 1/2 FEET/ DEPTH OF HOLD ... 8 FEET 3 INCHES."; printed on bottom right "SPARS: LENGTH OF MAST ... 91 FEET./ LENGTH OF BOOM ... 95 FEET./ LENGTH OF GAFF ... 50 FEET./ LENGTH OF JOBBOOM ... 70 FEET./ LENGTH OF BOWSPRIT, (OUTBOARD) ... 70 FEET./ DIAMETER OF BOWSPRIT (IN THE PARTNERS) 24 INCHES/ HOLLOW/ DO. OF BOOM ... 26 INCHES"; handwritten on bottom right "HS#16"; artist's signature in bottom right corner of image "J. E. Butterworth" [sic]


Related Subjects

Boats and boating
Yacht racing
Cutters (Sailing vessels)