Race for the America's Cup - The Start, October Fifth.
Burns M. J. and Victor Perard (illus).
Harper's Weekly. October 14, 1893.
Large wood engraving 12 x 42 inches with ten vignettes along lower margin, sheet size 16 x 44 1/2 inches, folded as issued, Harper's Weekly, October 14, 1893. Tiny chips and short tears (up to 3/4 inch) to left and right margins, outside image area; pinhole to lower margin at centerfold; overall very good condition. Gorgeous capture of The America's Cup. Main image includes sailboats Vigilant and Valkyrie centered among various ships filled with excited spectators. Includes ten vignettes of the ship's flags, dated/timed imagery detailing the Vigilant and Valkyrie's progress along the race, and the flags of "R.Y.S. Burgee." and "N.Y.Y.C. Burgee." Published as a foldout supplement in Harper's Weekly magazine, October 1893. Item #40033