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Palladium Trophy. Mystic Seaport Museum accession number 1957.291

When Trophies Were Trophies!

During the 1880’s and 1890’s, silver yachting trophies were often presented to clubs by influential members. There were Goelet Cups named for New York land baron Ogden Goelet. The famous Astor cups were contributed by John Jacob Astor. As time went…