The Iron Cutter Yacht Mosquito, 50 Tons, R.T.Y.C.To the Right Hon.ble Lord Londesborough, this plate is by permission respectfully dedicated by His Lordship's very obedient servant, Thomas g. Dutton.
London, Published, Nov.r 6th, 1852, by R.A. Ackermann 191 Regent Street.
Hand coloured lithograph, very fine. Printed area: 370 x 450mm (14½ x 17¾")
A view of the iron cutter yacht, 'Mosquito', at sea with several ships and yachts in the distance. The ship was constructed by T. Waterman, built by C.J. Mare & Co., and the sails made by Eversfield. It won many races, as listed below the image with the prize money, including the Lowestoft Regatta on July 6th 1852, the Great Yarmouth Regatte on July 13th 1852, and the Royal Western Yacht Championship Cup on August 5th 1852.
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