London, South Kensington
15 May 1997
English School, 19th Century
The America's Cup Yacht Genesta of the Royal Yacht Squadron at the Turning Mark
signed with initials, inscribed and dated 'W.W.1885/Genesta'
pencil and watercolour heightened with white, oval
6¼ x 8½in. (16 x 21.5cm.)
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