John S Johnston (American, 1839-1899) 6 ½ x 8 ¼ in (16.5 x 21cm) 5

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Lot 9
John S Johnston (American, 1839-1899)
6 ½ x 8 ¼ in (16.5 x 21cm) 5

Sold for US$ 480 inc. premium
John S Johnston (American, 1839-1899)
Racing Yachts
albumen prints of "Coronet", "Acushla", "Viator", and "Kit" 6 ½ x 8 ¼ in (16.5 x 21cm) (5)

Footnotes

  • "Coronet", a 133 ft. schooner, was designed by Capt. Crosby, Smith & Terry of Greenpoint, Wm. Townsend of C&R Poillon shipyard, and John Harvey. It was built in 1885 by C & R Poillon in Brooklyn, NY. It was owned by William H. Langley.

    According to the November 1897 issue of Outing magazine, "Acushla" was a 34ft 4in sloop owned by the Hanan Bros.

    The 76ft schooner "Viator" was designed by Edward Burgess, built by William Eddy in Marblehead, Mass., and launched in 1888. It was owned by William Vail Brokaw of New York, owner of the Brokaw Brothers clothing stores, and also by Albert J. Morgan of New York.
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