Priscilla & Thetis

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)

Details

Descriptive Terms

yachts
sloops (sailing vessels)
cutters (sailing vessels)
sailing
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 993

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.0360.00993

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

Atlantic Yacht Club Regatta

Description Level

Item