Defender at launching

Collection Type

  • Photography

Date

1895-06-29

GUSN

GUSN-278759

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Description

Defender, designed and built in 1895 by N. G. Herreshoff to defend the America's Cup against Valkyrie III. Her bottom was polished bronze, but her topsides, deck beams, and some of her deck framing were aluminum (making her a giant battery with electrolysAt launching; Handwritten entryHandwritten entry says "At launching." Defender was launched in Bristol, RI 6/29/95 which fits with dates of surrounding neg. nos. Estimated date of "6/29/95" was added by CvdL.

Details

Descriptive Terms

yachts
sloops (sailing vessels)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 5804

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.2070.05804

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

photographs

Description Level

Item