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Title: Chriscraft runabout with Chris Smith, at races, Boston, Massassachusetts, 1927

Accession Number: 1984.187.22989F
Type: black-and -white negative
Maker: Rosenfeld and Sons
Place: USA, MA, Boston
Date: June 1927
Materials: safety film, Kodak #45
Description: 5x7 in. Kodak negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons in Boston, Massachusetts in 1927. View taken from a dock looking at a three cockpit Chris Craft runabout, 2 cockpits forward and one aft behind the engine hatches, alongside with three men and three women seated in it showing a 3/4 starboard bow view from the forward cockpit aft. The man and woman seated on the engines hatch covers are eating sandwiches. There is a full view of one man in the aft seat that may be Christopher Columbus Smith with his ever present cigar but the man beside him to the right is hidden by the man sitting on the engine hatch cover. Typed neg. sleeve info.: "22989-F." Stamped: "BOSTON 1927." Handwritten: Chris Smith / Chriscraft / Box 1776." CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.

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