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Title: VINKY, Raven Class, #31, Larchmont Race Week, 1950

Accession Number: 1984.187.127147F
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NY, Larchmont
Date: 1950-06-18
Materials: safety film, Kodak #144
Description: 5x4 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on June 18, 1950 during the time of Larchmont Race Week. The vessel is the 24' Roger McAleer designed Raven Class centerboard sloop VINKY, believed to have been built by Cape Cod Shipbuilding Company of Wareham, Massachusetts. Image of VINKY, port beam view, sail #31, just after the spinnaker sheet has snapped and mainsail has been eased to deal with the problem. In the background are other unidentified sloops. Stamped on the original negative sleeve: "127147F / JUL 18 1950 / LARCHMONT RACE WEEK / 1950" and handwritten: "Raven #31". Videodisc and frame number of a print: 1-50690. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 150.

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