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Title: Start Lightning Class sloop race, 1945

Accession Number: 1984.187.112728F
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Date: 1945
Materials: Kodak safety film
Description: 4 x 5 Kodak safety negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons on September 7, 1945. View of three lightning class sloops racing. Sail numbers 1379, 5, and 456 are visible, each racing with a crew of three. Port beam view of each vessel. Unidentified lighthouse visible in center of image between vessel #5 and # 456. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: "9/7 / Start Lightnings". Stamped: "112728F / 4874".

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