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Title: Class B start, Newport Bermuda Race, 1950

Accession Number: 1984.187.126951F
Type: black-and -white negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, RI, Newport
Date: 1950
Materials: safety film, Kodak #25
Description: 4x5 in. Kodak safety photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons during the time of the Newport to Bermuda Class B race start in 1950. Image of many sailing vessels showing starboard beam views. From left to right sail numbers; #113 ketch, #128 yawl, #4 sloop, #79 yawl PAVANA (in foreground), #I/3 ketch, #135 yawl, #95 sloop, #147 cutter and partial view of #46 sloop. Image taken from on shore looking over the race course and spectators can be standing on the dock in the lower right section of the image. Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "126951F / NEWPORT-BERMUDA 1950 / [Box] 5115." Handwritten in pencil: "CLASS B - START". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.

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