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

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

Lithograph with hand coloring on thick, slightly textured, cream card
15 1/16 x 17 11/16 inches (38.2 x 45 cm) and 11 13/16 x 15 7/8 inches (30 x 40.3 cm)

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

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, lower center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

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:
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
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