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.

Maker

F.W. Coombes

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]

Subject and Association Keywords

Shipping Lines/[Shipping]

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs E. Lindis Ashton

Object Type

Art

Object number

1994.97.14

Copyright Licence  

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