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Title: NINA, #2, Class A start, Vineyard Race, 1954

Accession Number: 1984.187.143186F
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Date: 1954-08-03
Materials: safety film, Kodak #416
Description: 4x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at the start of Class A during the time of the Vineyard Race, August 3, 1954. Image of a race start with the schooner NINA, #2, in the foreground to the left, port beam view, with many other vessels in the background to the right. There are two pontoon aircraft in the sky overhead. NINA was a 59 ft. auxiliary schooner designed by Burgess & Morgan, Ltd. She was built by Reuben Bigelow of Monument Beach, Massachusetts in 1928. Her owner from 1935 to 1966 was DeCoursey Fales.Stamped neg. sleeve info.: "143186F / [Box] 5386. Handwritten: "8/3 / Vineyard Race / START / CLASS A". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.

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