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Title: Cape May Challenge Cup, photographed at the New York Yacht Club, 1966

Accession Number: 1984.187.182124F
Type: safety negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, NJ, Cape May
Date: 1966-07-18
Materials: Kodak safety film
Description: 4 x 5 Kodak safety negative taken by Rosenfeld and Sons on July 8, 1966. View of the Cape May Challenge Cup, centered, with backdrop. Taken on the premises of the New York Yacht Club. The Cape May Challenge Cup was given by James Gordon Bennett in 1872. He was a newspaper man and took control of the "New York Herald" after the death of his father James Gordon Bennett, Sr. He sponsored many regattas, horse, automobile, and airplane races. Typed on original negative sleeve: "7/18/66 / Mrs. McClinton / Photo of Trophy at the NYYC". Handwritten on sleeve: "Cape May Challenge".

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