America

Description

America was a wooden keel schooner designed and built by George Steers for Commodore J. Stevens of the NYYC in 1851. She became world famous as the first winner of what was subsequently named the America's Cup on August 22, 1851 in Cowes, England. LOA in 1851 100-6ft.

Handwritten sign unreadableSee also: Henry Peabody R.A.Y. #19

Details

Descriptive Terms

yachts
schooners
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 191

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.0090.00191

Date Notes

[estimated date]

Record Details

Originator

Stebbins, N. L. (Nathaniel Livermore), 1847-1922 (Photographer)

Material Type

photographs

Accruals Note

p

Description Level

Item