London, South Kensington
25 May 2006
Borlase Smart (1881-1947)
Britannia winning the Queen's Cup, R.C.Y.C. Regatta, July 7th, 1894
signed 'Borlase Smart.' (lower right) and inscribed as title (lower centre)
pen and black ink and watercolour with touches of white heightening, oval
7½ x 9 in. (19 x 22.8 cm.)
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Britannia was the celebrated Royal cutter built for Edward VII, when Prince of Wales, in 1894, and was also raced by his son, George V.
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