antique prints, maps and watercolors

(Yale-Harvard Boat Race) New York: Harper's Weekly, 1881. $225.00

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"The Yale and Harvard Boat-Race, New London."

This original antique print depicts a lively scene of spectators on the river banks supporting their favorites as the competing teams  make their way through a river crowded with boats of all sizes and descriptions. The insets above show "Home of the Yale Crew", "The Moving Stand" ( a train packed with spectators that followed the course ), and "The Home of the Harvard Crew."

10 1/2 x 16 inches, sheet.
Hand colored wood engraving.
Excellent condition with light over all patina.

A nice companion print for "The Columbia-Harvard Boat Race, June 26"