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Title: SCEPTRE'S Underbody, 1958

Accession Number: 1984.187.161198F
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Date: Circa 1958
Description: 2.5x3.5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons circa 1958. Image of 69' Alexander Robertson and Sons designed, David Boyd built 12 meter class boat SCEPTRE (built 1958 in Sandbank, Scotland) on ways at unidentified shipyard. Visible in image: port bow view of SCEPTRE on ways , supports say "COLUMBIA", bay and opposite shore in background, SCEPTRE has mast rigged. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 164. Stamped on original negative sleeve: "161198F / CUP TRIALS / 5674" and handwritten: "Sceptre on ways".

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