Treasures from J.P. Morgan’s Corsair

This weekend Boston Harbor Auctions is offering a number of nautical treasures from the Corsair, the massive steam yacht built for J.P. Morgan in 1890 by Neafie & Levy of Philadelphia.

Morgan, who was for a time Commodore of the New York Yacht Club, entertained great men of the day from Teddy Roosevelt and Thomas Edison to Mark Twain aboard his floating mansion fitted with every possible luxury.

Read more at A Continuous Lean.

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