The Yacht "Sappho" of New York Leaving Sandy Hook, July 28th, 1869, Bound for Europe
Charles Richard Parsons (American, Brooklyn, New York 1844–1918 St. Ives, Cornwall)
Lyman W. Atwater (American, 1835–1891)
Parsons & Atwater (American, active from 1863)
Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1857–1907)
Image: 18 3/8 x 28 in. (46.7 x 71.1 cm)
Image with text: 21 x 28 in. (53.3 x 71.1 cm)
Gift of A. S. Colgate, 1951
Not on view
Signature: in stone below image at left and right: "Currier & Ives Lith. N.Y. / Parsons & Atwater del."
Inscription: in stone: "To her owner and commander William Douglas Esq. Rear Commodore of the N.Y. Yacht Club this print is respectfully dedicated by the publisher [dimensions of ship given]...Left Sandy Hook July 28th at 7 a.m. arrived at Queenstown Ireland August 9th at 9 p.m. Time of Passage deducting allowance of longitude (4 hours 24 min.) 12 days 9 hours 36 minutes."
Donor: Adele S. Colgate (American, died 1962)
Peters, Currier & Ives 1470; Conningham 1970, 6815; Gale 7369
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Gale Research Company, Bernard F. Reilly Jr. Currier & Ives, A Catalogue Raisonné: A comprehensive catalogue of the lithographs of Nathaniel Currier, James Merritt Ives and Charles Currier, including ephemera associated with the firm, 1834-1907. 1984, cat. no. 6815.