Shamrock V

Item# 154
America's Cup---ENTERPRISE 1830.
128 TONS. 120', 7,582 sq. ft. of sail. Beat
Shamrock V. Designed by W. Starling Burgess; built by Herreshoff, Briston, RI. Owner: W. W. Aldrich & Syndicate.
I hand cut sails from rice paper, rigging hand cut from 1865 antique ledger paper. Hull cut from Silhouette paper and Color Aid papers. Sea birds cut from Rice Paper & Silhouette paper. Background created from my antique maps and nautical charts.

I continue to make varied versions of these America's Cup racing ships. Continue to check this site, also look under SEA LIFE in the GALLERY selection.