Vanity Fair Print - Mr. Thomas Brassey M.P.
Title: "The Ocean Race"
Date: Oct. 31st 1874
Description: Chromolithograph print by Ape. Depicted with a sextant.
'At four and thirty, therefore, he resolved to fit himself for higher things by becoming for a time a sailor and a man of pleasure. So he bought a yacht, and importing into his new pursuit that strict attention to business which he had learnt in early youth, he competed in successive regattas until at last he won the ocean race to America, and raised a quarrel with the New York Yacht Club the merits of which the most lavish expenditure of print and paper has left to the present time in indecision.'
Condition: Good image and paper.
Image size: 370 x 210mm
14.5 x 8.25" approx.
Order No. yachting-ashbury