More photos from The Yachtsman – including a legendary actress and mistress to Royalty

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Racing sailing yacht Caress rigged as a yawl pictured in The Yachtsman Caress photographed in a supplement to The Yachtsman No 527, dated May 1901. Photo by Debenham, Cowes. Note the private steam yachts in background; the rigged ship is a steam yacht also. Racing yachts Ma’oona and Charmian pictured in The Yachtsman … Continue reading “More photos from The Yachtsman – including a legendary actress and mistress to Royalty”

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Grand yacht photos from The Yachtsman of more 100 years ago

[ad name=”intheboatshed-post”] Click on the images for larger photos Solent one-design class yachts Polaris and Tangerine, photographed by West & Son, Southsea. The photo appeared in a supplement to The Yachtsman number 357, Feb 1898 Japonica, shot by the same photographers, presented in a supplement The Yachtsman number 562, January 1902 Mohawk photomezzotype by the … Continue reading “Grand yacht photos from The Yachtsman of more 100 years ago”

A Rob Roy canoe in Australia, 1900

Click on the images for much bigger and clearer images. Rob Roy canoe Today, reader Jeff Cole alerted me to this image of a Rob Roy canoe on a lagoon at Warrock Station, Australia in around 1900. It can be found in the Victoria Museum’s online archive, and the link is here. Thanks Jeff! Incidentally, … Continue reading “A Rob Roy canoe in Australia, 1900”