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Title: Chesapeake Bay Canoes, 1926

Accession Number: 1984.187.19841F
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Type: black-and -white negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, MD, St. Michaels
Date: 1928
Materials: safety film
Description: 5x7 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in 1928. Image of start of Charles Tarr Chesapeake Bay sailing log canoe MAGIC (built 1894 in St. Michael's, MD) at the St. Michael’s Regatta in St. Michael’s, Maryland. Visible in image: port bow views of sailing log canoes (2), (3), and MAGIC (1) on starboard close reach under goose-wing or leg o’ mutton with sprit and club mainsails, foresails and jibs, spectators and land in background. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Handwritten on original negative sleeve: “Start of Chespeake Sailing Canoes won by Magie, #1.“.

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