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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Goldsworth Dutton, 1819/20–1891
after Nicholas Condy, 1793–1857
Printed by Day & Co., 1824–1913
Published by Rudolf Ackermann, 1764–1834
Published by George Foster, active 1843
Published by Edmund Fry, active 1841–1843
Published by J Pinhorn, active 1843
Title:

The Iron Yachts Mystery and Blue Belle in the Match Sailed May 23rd, 1843

Date:
1843
Materials & Techniques:
Lithograph with hand coloring on thick, slightly textured, cream card
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/16 x 17 11/16 inches (38.2 x 45 cm), Image: 11 13/16 x 15 7/8 inches (30 x 40.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "19234 | 930 (underlined)"

Collector's mark, verso: Paul Mellon

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "N. M. Condy del. _ T. G. Dutton lith."; lower center: "THE IRON YACHTS MYSTERY AND BLUE BELLE, IN THE MATCH SAILED MAY 23RD. 1843; | representing the position of the Yachts at False Point, where the Mystery passing the Blue Belle, between the latter Yacht and the shore, left her aground there and won the Cup. | To Lord Alfred Paget, this print is respectfully dedicated, by His Lordship's obedient Servant, | Edmund Fry. | London, August 1843, Ackermann & Co. Strand, George Foster: 114 Fenchurch St. __ Cowes, J. Finhorn __ Plymouth, Edmund Fry."; lower right: "Printed by Day & Haghe Lithrs. to the Queen"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11256
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
audience | barges (flat-bottomed watercraft) | costume | flags | frock coats | marine art | masts | men | race (event) | racing | reeds | river | riverbanks | sails | ships | smokestacks | sporting art | staff (walking stick) | steamships | top hats | trousers | Union Jack | yachts
Associated Places:
England | Thames Estuary | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Paget, Lord Alfred Henry (1816–1888), soldier, courtier and politician
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:30757
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