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    Sale 1963

    Maritime Art Including Fine Paintings, Nautical Antiques, Scrimshaw And Ship Models

    30 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 190

    John S. Johnston (American, 1839-1899)

    Columbia with Shamrock, 1899; Defender, 1896; Vigilant, 1893; Volunteer turning Sandy Hook Lightship, 1887; and Mayflower

    Price Realised  

    John S. Johnston (American, 1839-1899)
    Columbia with Shamrock, 1899; Defender, 1896; Vigilant, 1893; Volunteer turning Sandy Hook Lightship, 1887; and Mayflower
    5 albumen prints
    each 6½ x 8¼ in. (16.5 x 21 cm.) (5)


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    Columbia, Defender, Vigilant, Volunteer, and Mayflower, three of which were designed by Herreshoff, were all America's Cup winners.