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Title: Luders 16's in the Rain, 1955

Accession Number: 1984.187.147317F
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, Long Island Sound
Date: 1955-07-16
Materials: Kodak safety film
Description: 4x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on July 16, 1955. Image of 2.5 (DS: Luders, Jr.; BU: Luders) Luders 16 Class sloops during Larchmont Race Week sailing in a heavy rain. From left to right: BETTY (built 1946 in Stamford, Conn.), #56, and INAMORATA (built 1946 in Stamford, Conn.), #45, starboard beam view, close-hauled, tacking in torrential rain under marconi-rigged mainsails and jibs. Stamped on original negative sleeve: "147317F / LARCHMONT / RACE WEEK / 1955 / 5448" and handwritten: "7/16 / Fog Photo". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 154.

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