Priscilla

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

yachts
sloops (sailing vessels)
sailing
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 571

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.0280.00571

Places

Wilmington (New Castle county, Delaware)

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

photographs

Other Organizations

Harlan and Hollingsworth Company

Descriptive Terms

Goelet Cup, 1885

Description Level

Item