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Charles Sidney Raleigh American  1830 - 1925
The NY Yacht Club's white-hull defender, Volunteer
Oil on Canvas
Category: Paintings - American
Era: 19th Century
Charles Sidney Raleigh (American, 1830-1925), Oil on canvas, depicting the start of the 1887 America's Cup Race between the New York Yacht Club's white-hull defender, Volunteer, and the Royal Clyde Yacht Club's black-hull challenger, Thistle. This painting was probably commissioned by Malcolm Forbes, syndicate financier, for a party celebrating the victory at Faneuil Hall, Boston.

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