This sailing model of the 2 footer LILY was carved out of a solid block of cedar by Henry 'Waltho' Mobberley. Mobberley raced LILY on the lake at Centennial Park, Sydney, while also crewing on the 18 foot skiff races on Sydney Harbour.
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Title: Model of 2 footer LILY
Creator: Henry Waltho Mobberley
Date: 1920s – 1930s
Significance: Model skiff racing was highly competitive in the 1920s and 30s, and owners often bet on the race results. LILY is a rare example of an Australian hand-crafted, competition model.