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Sepia toned silver print, showing a broadside port view of the famed commuter yacht "Cigarette", American, circa 1905.  The "Cigarette" is steaming along with a coastal background.  She is flying the burgee of the Eastern Yacht Club from the bow mast and the American flag from the stern. (PH-266) Note:  The "Cigarette" was built for William H. Ames in 1905 by George Lawley of Boston.  The vessel was 126 feet in length and 14 1/2 feet in beam.  Her top speed was 22 knots.  She served her owner between 1905 and 1917 when the Navy acquired her for the First World War. 

 

Condition:  There is a small amount of toning just above and to the left of the searchlight. 
Dimensions of print:  8 x 30 3/4 inches. Dimensions of frame: