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Painting: The GENESTA. 80 tons - Sir R. Sutton's; F.W. Coombes; 1994.97.14

Painting: The GENESTA. 80 tons - Sir R. Sutton's; F.W. Coombes; 1994.97.14
Name/Title
Painting: The GENESTA. 80 tons - Sir R. Sutton's
About this object
Watercolour painting of the GENESTA. The cutter GENESTA was designed by John Beavor-Webb and built by D&W Henderson & Company, Glasgow and launched in 1884. She was owned by Sir Richard Francis Sutton and associated with the Royal Yacht Club, Cowes on the Isle of Wight. In 1885 she was the unsuccessful challenger in the fifth America's Cup race against the PURITAN.
Medium and Materials
Watercolour/Art Media, 0 - Whole
Paper

Inscription and Marks
"F.W. Coombes Oct. 5th 1886", Signature and Date
Measurements
HxW (2D objects YxX): H 167 W 226mm (H 6 9/16 W 8 7/8in)
HxW (2D objects YxX): H 115 W 145mm (H 4 1/2 W 5 11/16in)

Subject and Association Keywords
Painting/[MARITIME ARTS & CRAFTS]
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Credit Line
Gift of Mrs E. Lindis Ashton
Object Type
Art
Object number
1994.97.14
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