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Title: SCEPTRE, 1958

Accession Number: 1984.187.161383F
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Date: 1958-09-24
Description: 4x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on September 24, 1958. Image of 69' Alexander Robertson and Sons designed, David Boyd built 12 meter class boat SCEPTRE (built 1958 in Sandbank, Scotland) at 3rd race of 1958 America's Cup. Visible in image: starboard beam view of SCEPTRE on port beam reach under marconi-rigged mainsail, jib and spinnaker, spectator fleet in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 170. Stamped on original negative sleeve: "161383F / SEP 24 1958 / AMERICA'S CUP / 1958 / 5677" and handwritten: "SCEPTRE-3rd Race".

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