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Temp #15
DepartmentPhotographs
Low Estimate$2,500.00
High Estimate$3,500.00
Last UpdatedMay 9, 2019

Description

AMERICA'S CUP YACHTS PURITAN AND RELIANCE Circa 1885 and 1903
Nathaniel L. Stebbins (American, )
Puritan
period silver bromide print, 7.5 x 9.5", 11.75" x 15.75" framed.
F.A. Walter American, early 20th century
Reliance
period silver gelatin print, 9.25" x 7.5", 11.75" x 15.75" framed.
Puritan was the successful defender in the 1885 America's Cup, easily defeting the challenger Genesta; Reliance was the defender in the 1903 America's Cup, and was the largest yacht to ever race for the cup. She easily defeated Sir Thomas Lipton's Shamrock III."

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