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Priscilla & Thetis

PC047.02.0360.00993 (RS144543)

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. Thetis was a wooden centerboard sloop designed by Henry Bryant for himself and built by W. B. Smith of Boston in 1884. LOA 72ft. LWL 64ft.

See also: Henry Peabody R.A.Y. #6, p. 6 (Priscilla), HP-T-5 (Thetis)

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Details

Collection Name
Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection
Collection Code
PC047
Dates
1886-06-15
Physical Description
1 photograph
Dimensions
9.25x 7.25 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Stebbins negative: 993
GUSN
276915
Reference Code
PC047.02.0360.00993

Record details

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

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