This artistic ship’s portrait is done in the traditional style of late 19th century marine shadowbox paintings. It shows the famous yacht from a starboard side view as she successfully challenges the Royal Yacht Squadron off the Isle of Wight, England, in 1851 – a victory which would win her what has become yachting’s most prestigious trophy: the America’s Cup. She is shown Vessel is shown sailing off the New York City skyline and Statue of Liberty. The models are authentically painted per research and constructed in semi-relief from solid wood, with assemblies and miscellaneous deck fittings of metal or wood. The shadowbox has a polychrome hand-painted fair weather sky & moderate sea and is framed for wall mounting in a handsome wooden molding, gilded and glazed.