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Accession Number: 1996.31.3849
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Type: safety negative
Maker: Mitchell, Carleton
Place: SWEDEN: Kalmar
Date: 1949
Materials:
Description: Safety negative by Carleton Mitchell; view of two men standing with bicycles in front of several moored motorboats and one sloop, with Kalmar Castle in the background across a body of water; in the Smaland region of southern Sweden, from across the water on a grass beach area; on Kalmar Sound, Sweden; the oldest parts of the castle date to the eleventh century, and it became the center of the Kalmar Union in 1397, when a treaty was signed here uniting Denmark, Norway and Sweden; restored in the nineteenth century; included with the views of a cruise to the Baltic by Carleton Mitchell on board yawl yacht CARIBBEE and William T. Moore aboard yawl yacht ARGYLL, July - September 1949; for views of this cruise see 1996.31.3353-4004; handwritten on original envelope neg.no. '3973', corresponds to original Mitchell contact; REF: 'Baltic Cruise of the CARIBBEE' "National Geographic Magazine" (98: 605-646, November 1950).

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