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Title: SCEPTRE Weather, 1958

Accession Number: 1984.187.161392F
Type: black-and -white negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, RI, Newport
Date: 1958-09-25
Description: 4x5 black-and-white negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on September 25, 1958. Image of 70' Olin Stephens designed, Henry B. Nevins built 12 meter sloop COLUMBIA (built 1958 in City Island, N.Y.) and 69' Alexander Robertson and Sons designed, David Boyd built 12 meter class boat SCEPTRE (built 1958 in Sandbank, Scotland) at fourth race of 1958 America's Cup. Visible in image: starboard quarter view of SCEPTRE (12/K17) on port close reach heeled over, rail to water as COLUMBIA (12/US16) on a starboard close reach crosses SCEPTRE's bow, as seen from port quarter, under marconi-rigged mainsails and genoas, on windy day. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. For more information see: A CENTURY UNDER SAIL, text by Stanley Rosenfeld, p. 168-169. Stamped on original negative sleeve: "161392F / SEP 25 1958 / AMERICA'S CUP / 1958" and handwritten: "4th Race / Fold for / Xmas Card / Bx 5677".

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