Item #1052 The Cruise of the "Barbuzz" Joe Renney, Map, Yachting, Chesapeake Bay.
The Cruise of the "Barbuzz"
The Cruise of the "Barbuzz"
The Cruise of the "Barbuzz"
The Cruise of the "Barbuzz"
The Cruise of the "Barbuzz"
The Cruise of the "Barbuzz"
The Cruise of the "Barbuzz"
1930s Hand Drawn, Decorated Chart of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays

The Cruise of the "Barbuzz"

(S.l.): [c.1933]. Ink and pencil. Single sheet. Framed to 17 1/2" x 20 3/4", sight 10" x 13" Fine condition.

This is a finely drawn original ink and pencil map showing the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays and many associated rivers. A note on the back reads, "Drawn about 1933 by a friend of Al Holmes who gave it to me in memory of many trips he made in these waters on my boat Barbuz, 1930-1935." Signed by Joe Renney at lower right corner. "Barbuz" likely refers to a style of cruiser by that name, developed about 1930 by Hubert Johnson of Bay Head, New Jersey.

Decorated with charming details such as compass rose, title scroll, a couple of tall ships, and an old sailor. One of a kind.

Professionally matted and framed using conservation grade UV protective glass.


Item #1052

Price: $350