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Item Details

Lot #523
DepartmentPhotographs
Low Estimate$800.00
High Estimate$1,200.00
Last UpdatedJune 12, 2019

Description

GROUP OF PERIOD AMERICA'S CUP YACHT PHOTOGRAPHS Circa 1901
Attributed to James Burton (American, fl. 1893-1903). Includes a total of six images, including views of Constitution (1901), Resolute (1903), the schooner Gitana, Columbia (1901), Columbia (1901), and another of a one-design yacht Tunipo from about the same period. Each matted and contained within an archival box. Box 13.25 x 16.25"."

Condition

Overall the group is in very good condition. The respective conditions are as follows: Constitution (1901) - there is an old tape mark to the top center and minor creases in the sea; Resolute (1903) - a press photo with caption attached to bottom, minor creasing to the upper right corner and areas of the sky; the schooner Gitana - minor creasing; Columbia (1901) - the paper is slightly toned and the top left and lower right corners are cut; Columbia (1901) - there are old tape marks to the on the right and left hidden by the matte; a one-design yacht Tunipo - the paper has toned and the image is laid down on matte board.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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