Defender

Description

First America's Cup race between Defender & Valkyrie III, Defender wonDefender, 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 electrolys

Details

Descriptive Terms

yachts
sloops (sailing vessels)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

Stebbins negative 5986

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC047

Collection Name

Nathaniel L. Stebbins photographic collection

Reference Code

PC047.02.2100.05986

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

photographs

Description Level

Item