RACING YACHT

Levick, Edwin (American, born England 1867-1929). RACING YACHT. Gelatin Silver photograph, before 1929. With the photographer's stamp and inventory number 132138, verso. 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. Printed on glossy paper. The last three letters of the boat's name "....TAN" and "New York/N.Y." can be read on the boat's stern. In excellent condition. Levick came to America from London to work as a translator, but took up photography and eventually became one of the leading maritime photographers, and is known for his photographs of America's Cup yachts. Many of Levick's photographs are in the collection of The Maritime Museum in Newport News, VA.