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Title: Professors Webb and Quimby measuring J Class SHAMROCK V

Accession Number: 1950.1588
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS
Type: photograph
Maker: Neilan, James P.
Place: USA, CT, New London
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Description: Photograph; two men standing on deck with pantograph. Handwritten on back "Here are two of the men from the Physics Department of Columbia University, who came to New London, Conn., to measure the Lipton yacht Shamrock V. They are Prof. H.W. Webb, at right, official measurer of the New York Yacht Club and Prof. S.L. Quimby, Professor Webb is adjusting a novel machine called a pantograph which automatically records the measurements of the yacht below the water line." Rubberstamped on back "Photo by/ JAMES P. NEILAN/ Box 384, New London, Conn.".

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