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Item #103. A rare steel engraving titled: "Race for the America's Cup" Pictured is The Vigilant along with Helvetia and The Valkyrie. Engraved by J.O. Davidson '93. Signed in pencil under the title Helvetia "Julian O. Davidson" Davidson was born in Nyack, NY in 1853. Among other things, he was an illustrator for Harper's in the 1880s. He was a champion sculler and his studio was in Nyack. Published by Knoedler, New York. Copyrighted. . . Size: 24.5" x 30". Print size: 26" x 21.5". Condition: in the original frame, foxing staining, this print needs to be professionally cleaned. Price: $950.00.
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