Accession Number: 1996.31.4384
Category: PHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Type: safety negative
Maker: Mitchell, Carleton
Place: Atlantic Ocean
Date: July 1952
Description: Safety negative by Carleton Mitchell, photographed July 2-24, 1952, during the R.O.R.C./R.B.Y.C Transatlantic Race from Bermuda to Plymouth, England; view from the deck of yawl yacht CARIBBEE of the back of a whale surfacing near the bow of the yacht, with a canvas bag blocking the right side of the view; for other views of the Transatlantic Race 1952 on CARIBBEE see 1996.31.4339-4438; handwritten on original envelope neg.no. '4566', corresponds to original Mitchell contact; PUBL: "Passage East" by Carleton Mitchell (1953) pg. 177 facing.
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