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Priscilla

PC047.02.0280.00571 (RS144681)

Description

Priscilla was an iron centerboard sloop designed by A. Cary Smith and built by Harlan & Hollingsworth in 1885 as an unsuccessful defender for that year's America's Cup races. LOA 96-1ft. LWL 85ft.

"Mr. N. L. Stebbins, the marine photographer, succeeded in getting a large number of views of the Puritan, Priscilla and other yachts in the race for the Goelet cups Monday [1885-08-03]." (Source: Anon. "Yachting Spray." Boston Globe, August 9, 1885, p. 6.)

Goelet Cup, Newport

See also: Henry Peabody R.A.Y. #6, p. 6"Mr. N. L. Stebbins, the marine photographer, succeeded in getting a large number of views of the Puritan, Priscilla and other yachts in the race for the Goelet cups Monday [1885-08-03]." (Source: Anon. "Yachting Spray." Boston Globe, August 9, 1885, p. 6

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1885-08-03
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 571
GUSN
276826
Reference Code
PC047.02.0280.00571

Record details

Originator
Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)
Other Organizations
Harlan and Hollingsworth Company
Descriptive Terms
Goelet Cup, 1885
sailing
sloops (sailing vessels)
yachts
Material Type
photographs
Places
Wilmington (New Castle county, Delaware)

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