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Title: "Schooner Race off the Needles"

Accession Number: 1985.63.1
Type: oil on board
Maker: Buttersworth, James E.
Place: England, Isle of Wight
Date: 1866-12-25
Materials: oil paint; wood
Description: Painting, oil on board, "Schooner Race off Needles", signed lower right "J. E. Buttersworth," (Anglo-American, 1817-1894). Painting features starboard bow view of 2 schooner yachts on port tack passing lighthouse marking the Needles, Isle of Wight. Small open yawl-rigged craft in right foreground.

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