1901. Item #30021
[ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS]. SANDY HOOK: AMERICA CUP. An 11-inch by 16-inch print from "The Illustrated London News," October 5, 1901, depicting two panels, one of which is of Jersey Shore interest. The lower panel is titled: Bird's Eye View Of The Course For The America Cup: "Shamrock II." Accompanied by the "Erin" on one of her trial spins, nearing the Sandy Hook Lightship, the starting and finishing point of the cup races." Drawn by Joseph Becker, New York. A postscript states the picture is taken from Government Station in the Highlands, most likely the Twin Lights. Uncommon. $45.00.